Origin of the name ABDALMALEK.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name ABDALMALEK.
ABDALMALEK (عبد الملك).
Arabic name, composed of Abdal
"servant of the" and Malek
"king," or Mālek"master," hence "servant of the king or master."
of the fifth caliph of the Ommiads, 685-705.
... The return of domestic
peace allowed the caliph Abdalmalek to resume the conquest of
Africa; the standard was delivered to Hassan, governor of Egypt, and the
revenue of that kingdom, with an army of 40,000 men, was consecrated to
the important service. (History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman
Empire, Gibbon, v.5, 1899)