Abdul Nasser (Arabic: عبد الناصر) is a male Muslim given name, and in modern usage, surname. It is built from the Arabic words Abd, al- and Nasser. The name means "servant of the Helper", An-Nasser being a Muslim theophoric name.
The letter a of the al- is unstressed, and can be transliterated by almost any vowel, often by u. The short "u" is taken from the classical Arabic nominative case ending, whereby the first element of the name is "'Abdu". Because the letter n is a sun letter, the letter l of the al- can be assimilated to it. Thus although the name is written in Arabic with letters corresponding to Abd al-Nasser, the pronunciation can correspond to Abd an-Nasser. Alternative transliterations of the last element include Naaser, Nasir and others, with the whole name subject to variable spacing and hyphenation.
It may refer to:
- Gamal Abdel Nasser (1918–1970), President of Egypt
- Khalid Abdel Nasser (1949–2011), his son
- Abdul Nasser Bani Hani (died 2013), Jordanian politician
- Abdul Nacer Benbrika (born ca. 1960), Algerian-Australian Muslim activist
- Abd Al Nasir Mohammed Abd Al Qadir Khantumani (born 1960), Syrian held in Guantanamo
- Abdel Nasser Tawfik (born 1967), Egyptian physicist
- Abdelnasser Ouadah (born 1975), Algerian footballer
- Abdulnaser Slil (born 1981), Libyan footballer
- Abdul Nasir (Guantanamo detainee 874) (born 1981), Afghan
- Abdoul Nassirou Omouroun (born 1987), Togolese footballer
- Abdinasir Said Ibrahim (born 1989), Somali athlete
- Abd Al-Nasser Hasan (born 1990), Syrian footballer
- Abd al-Nasir al-Janabi, Iraqi politician
- Salahuddin Ahmed (1999). A Dictionary of Muslim Names. London: Hurst & Company.
- S. A. Rahman (2001). A Dictionary of Muslim Names. New Delhi: Goodword Books.
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