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  1. Abd

    Abd is an Arabic word meaning one who is totally subordinated; a slave or a servant. The word can also be transliterated into English as 'Abd, where the apostrophe indicates the ayin, denoting a voiced pharyngeal fricative consonant or some reflex of it. In Western ears, it may be perceived as a guttural 'a' sound. It appears in many common Arab names followed by Al in form of "Abd ul", "Abd ul-", etc.; this is also commonly translitated as "el-," in the form "Abd el-", meaning "servant of the-". This is always followed by one of the names for God. These names are given in List of Arabic theophoric names and 99 Names of God. A widespread name Abdullah means "servant of God" or "worshipper of God". ⁕Abd Rabbuh ⁕Abduh ⁕Abdul Nabi It can also be used by Arab Christians and Arabic-speaking Christians, just as long as it is associated to their religion: ⁕Abdul Masih ⁕Abdul Salib ⁕Abdul Shahid

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  1. ABD

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Abd is ranked #93921 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Abd surname appeared 195 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Abd.

    74.8% or 146 total occurrences were White.
    11.2% or 22 total occurrences were Black.
    9.7% or 19 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    2.5% or 5 total occurrences were Asian.

Anagrams for ABD »

  1. ADB

  2. bad

  3. BDA

  4. dab

  5. DAB

  6. dba

  7. DBA

  8. D.B.A.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ABD in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ABD in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of ABD in a Sentence

  1. Santiago Lyon:

    Abd is an internationally celebrated journalist who upholds the AP's high standards of ethics and integrity, independent news organizations must be permitted to bear witness to news events without fear of government interference or reprisal.

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