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Abdul Jalil (Arabic: عبد الجليل) is a Muslim male given name, also used by Christians, and in modern usage, surname. It is built from the Arabic words Abd, al- and Jalil. The name means "servant of the Exalted", Al-Jalīl being one of the names of God in the Qur'an, which give rise to the Muslim theophoric names.

The letter a of the al- is unstressed, and can be transliterated by almost any vowel, often by e. So the first part can appear as Abdel, Abdul or Abd-al. The second part may appear as Jalil, Jaleel, Jolil, Galil (Egyptian spelling) or in other ways. The whole name is subject to variable spacing and hyphenation. The most commonly found spelling variations are Abdel Jaleel and Abdul Jaleel.

It may refer to:


  • Abdul Jalil I of Johor (1562–1571), Sultan of Johor
  • Ali Jalla Abdul Jalil Shah II (died 1597), Sultan of Johor
  • Abdul Jalilul Jabbar (ruled 1649–1652), Sultan of Brunei
  • Gregorios Abdul Jaleel (died 1681), Syriac Orthodox Bishop of Jerusalem
  • Abdul Jalil of Perak (died 1918), Sultan of Perak
  • Qazi Abdul Jaleel, known as Amar Jaleel (born 1936), Pakistani writer and journalist
  • Fayeq Abdul-Jaleel (1948 – ca. 1991), Kuwaiti poet and playwright
  • Mustafa Abdul Jalil (born 1952), Libyan politician
  • Abduljalil Khalil (born 1961), Bahraini politician
  • Abdeljalil El Hajji (born 1969), Moroccan footballer
  • Abdul Jalil Memon (1970–2009), Pakistani politician
  • Abdeljalil Hadda (born 1972), Moroccan footballer
  • Abdul Jeleel Ajagun (born 1993), Nigerian footballer
  • Abdul Jolil (Bangladesh politician)


  • Shahrizat Abdul Jalil (born 1953), Malaysian politician


  • Abdul Jaleel (tribe), Palestinian tribe
  • Sultan Abdul Jalil Shah Bridge, bridge in Perak, Malaysia
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