The name “Abda”…
I get a lot of compliments about my name. My mother named me after the daughter of a friend she had many, many years ago. However, the friend and his wife went separate ways, and due to custody battles, neither my mother nor I have never met her.
My mother chose my name for two reasons. First, there were too many members of her family sharing the same names. Second, she found the name appealing. In the context of my mother naming me, “Abda” does not mean anything. However, one day I did a search on Google and found that it is a male Arabic and Hebrew name meaning “servant of God.” So I have now adopted this meaning.
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