Naming a newborn “Abdul Nabee”, “Abdul Maseeh”, “Abdul Rasool”

Question 20: What is the ruling on naming children : `Abdul Nabee (lit. Servant of the Prophet), `Abdul Maseeh (lit. Servant of Christ), and `Abdul Rasool (lit. Servant of the Messenger)?

Answer: It is impermissible as it is a form of deification of prophets and others causing people to worship them and as such entitling them untruthfully and falsely to one of the rights of Allaah… read more here.

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