Naming a newborn ‘Khaalid’ (the eternal one)

Question 3: What is the ruling on naming someone Khaalid (i.e., the eternal one)? It well known that Eternity is an attribute that is specific to Allaah Alone and not to any of His Creation. Why did the Messenger of Allaah (peace be upon him) not change the name of Khaalid ibn al-Waleed?

Answer: It is permissible to name someone Khalid because eternity here is a relative matter… read more here.

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