Abdul Hafiz or Abdul Hafeez (Arabic: عبد الحفيظ) is a Muslim male given name, and in modern usage, surname. It is built from the Arabic words Abd, al- and Hafiz. The name means "servant of the Guardian", Al-Hafīz 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 Hafiz, Hafeez, Hafid, Hafeedh or in other ways. The whole name is subject to variable spacing and hyphenation.
It may refer to:
- Abdul Hafeez, known as Senior Brigadier General of Pakistan ( 1954 ) Pakistani Social Activist
- Abdul Hafiz Mohamed Barakatullah, known as Maulavi Barkatullah (1854–1927), Indian independence activist
- Abdelhafid of Morocco (1873–1937), Sultan of Morocco
- Abdul Hafeez (chemist) (1882-1964), Pakistani scientist
- Abdul Hafiz (VC) (1915-1944), Indian army soldier
- Osman Abdel Hafeez (1917–1958), Egyptian fencer
- Abdul Hafeez Kardar, or just Abdul Kardar (1925-1996), Pakistani cricketer
- Abdelhafid Boussouf (1926-1980), Algerian politician
- Abdul Hafiz (Lieutenant General) (born 1957), Lieutenant General of Bangladesh Army
- Abdul Hafiz Mansoor (born 1963), Afghan politician
- Abdelhafid Tasfaout (born 1969), Algerian footballer
- Yasser Abdel Hafez (born 1969), Egyptian novelist and journalist
- Sayed Abdel Hafeez (born 1977), Egyptian footballer
- Abdul Hafeez (English cricketer) (born 1977)
- Abdelhafid Benchabla (born 1986), Algerian boxer
- Abd-al-Hafid Mahmud al-Zulaytini, Libyan politician
- Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, Pakistani politician
- Abdul Hafiz Pirzada, Pakistani lawyer and politician
- Abdul Hafeez (al Qaeda leader), see Muhanad Mahmoud Al Farekh
- 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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