Abdul Razzaq (transliteration: ʿAbdul Razzāq, Arabic: عبد الرزّاق) is an Arabic name for boys that means “servant of the Giver of Sustenance”, “servant of the Provider”, meaning “servant of “God” since al-Razzāq is one of the names of God in Islam.1 The name is made up of the words ʿabd (“servant”, “slave”)2 and the name of God al-Razzāq. Due to the way the Arabic language works, when pronouncing the name ʿabd al-Razzāq becomes ʿabdul Razzāq.
Abdul Razzaq is also spelled as Abd al-Razzaq, Abdul Razaaq, Abdol Razzak, Abd el-Razak and Abdurrazaq, among others.
There is one Companion of the Prophet Muhammad named Abdul Razzaq:
- Abdul Razzaq bin Hammam عبد الرزاق بن همّام
Below is the name Abdul Razzaq written in Arabic naskh script:
Below is the same name written in Arabic kufi script:
- Al-Nihaayah fi Ghareeb al-Hadeeth wal Athar by Abu Sa`aadaat Ibn al-Athir (d. 1210 CE), entry for رَزَقَ.
- Taaj al-Aroos by Murtada al-Zabidi (d. 1790 CE), entry for عبد.