In Precious (2009), Precious got raped by her own father & she gave a birth to second baby & she named him: Abdul Jamal Jones.

Precious family is purely christian.

Abdul itself sound like Muslim name without any googling.

  • From what I remember, she had a fairly horrible life. It's not too much of a stretch to assume she wanted to distance her baby from anything related to her life (Christianity, for instance). Jun 13, 2017 at 14:48
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    ... "Abdul" to a lesser extent and "Jamal" are both somewhat common names in the African-American community, regardless of religion. I don't think there's any special meaning behind it.
    – Catija
    Jun 13, 2017 at 15:31
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    "Abdul itself sound like Muslim name without any googling." Your prejudice is showing. Abdul is indeed of Arabic origin, but Arabic is not the same as Muslim.
    – Tim
    Jun 13, 2017 at 19:48
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    @user52489 - primarily because you've made a massive assumption which comes across as somewhat prejudiced. Perhaps you should do some googling after all.
    – Tim
    Jun 14, 2017 at 3:43
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    It's different because you're assuming that only Muslims use these names, which is simply untrue. Do a little research on the names... see examples of US people with them...
    – Catija
    Jun 14, 2017 at 15:47


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