Abdullah Ibn Masood (RA) belonged to the tribe of Banu Huzail. He was also on oath ally of Banu Zahra. During his youth, he used to roam the mountain landscapes of Makkah beyond the people tending the flock of Quraysh named Uqbah Ibn Muayt. His real name was Abdullah but people mostly called him the Ibn Umm Abd "the son of the mother of a slave".