Abu Bakr (name)

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Abu Bakr (other transliterations include Abu Bakar, Abubakar or Abu Bekr) was one of the companions or sahaba of Muhammad and the first Caliph of Islam. His real name was Abdullah or Abul-Kaaba and Abu Bakr was his kunya. Abu Bakr translates as "one who does things the earliest. Since he was the first adult man to believe in Muhammad's teachings without question or doubt.

In the Muslim world, this name is very popular since it was the name of one of the sahabas of Muhammad.

People with the name include: