Give your child a beautiful name… – (Hanbali Fiqh)

Answered according to Hanbali Fiqh by

❝It is recommended to give the child a beautiful name, and the most beloved of names to Allah are ‘Abdullah’ and ‘Abdu-l Rahman’. It is impermissible to name with ‘Abd’ (slave of) anything other than Allah, such as ‘Abdu-l Nabi and Abdu-l Masi’ (Christ). It is permissible to take the names of Angels and Prophets.❞

— Imam Mar’i al-Karmi (r)

[Dalil al-Talib, Chapter of ‘Aqiqah]

This answer was collected from The Hanbali Madhhab website. The answers to the questions are given by Imam Zahed Fattah in accordance to the Hanbali School of Jurisprudence.

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