Abdul Masih

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Abdel Messih
Pronunciation Arabic: [ʕabdaːlmasiːħ]
Gender Male
Language(s) Arabic
Origin
Word/name Arabic
Meaning Servant of the Messiah
Region of origin Middle East
Other names
Alternative spelling Abdul Masih, Abdel Masih, Abdel Messih, Abdemesih, Abdemessih, Abdumesih

Abdul Masih (Arabic: عبد المسيح ‎‎) is a male given name or surname used by Arabic-speaking Christians. It is built from the Arabic words Abd, al- and Masih, meaning "servant of the Messiah" or "servant of Christ", and is thus a theophoric name. It is equivalent in meaning to the Greek name "Christodoulos".

The letter a of the al- is unstressed, and can be transliterated by almost any vowel, often by u. The last element may appear as Messih, Messieh or in other ways, with the whole name subject to variable spacing and hyphenation.

Notable people with the name include: