Abdullah Family History

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Abdullah Name Meaning

Muslim: from the Arabic personal name ?Abdullah ‘servant of Allah’. This was the name of the father of the Prophet Muhammad, who died before Muhammad was born. In the Qur’an (19:30), Jesus calls himself ?Abdullah: ‘He (Jesus) said: I am the servant of Allah’. The name is also borne by Christian Arabs.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Ullah, Abdul, Abdulla, Abdallah, Atallah, Abdalla, Abdella, Bella

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Abdullah Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Abdullah name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Abdullah. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Benin/Togo


  • England & Wales


  • Middle East


  • Southern Asia


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Abdullah Family Origin

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Abdullah Family Occupations

What did your Abdullah ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Abdullah ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Abdullah Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Abdullah. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Abdullahcensus records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Abdullah. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Abdullah. For the veterans among your Abdullah ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Abdullah Life Expectancy

What is the average Abdullah lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Abdullah life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Abdullah in 1962 was 73, and 67 in 2004.

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