CHAPTER: DISAPPROVAL OF GIVING UGLY NAMES AND SUCH NAMES AS CAN BE TREATED AS ILL OMENS
Samura b. Jundub reported: Allaah's Messenger (sallAllaahu alayhi wa sallam) forbade us to give names to our servants as these four names: Aflah (Successful), Rabdh (Profit), Yasar (Wealth), and Nafi' (Beneficial).
Samura b. Jundub reported AUah's Messenger (sallAllaahu alayhi wa sallam) as saying: Don't give names to your servants as Rabdh, 'Ya ar, Aflah and Nafi'.
Samura b. Jundub reprted: The dearest words to Allaah are four: Subhan Allaah (Hallowed be Allaah), Al-Hamdulillah (Praise be to Allaah), Wa la ilaha illa-Allaah (there is none worthy of worship (in truth) but Allaah), Allaah-o-Akbar (God is the Greatest). There is no harm for you in which order you begin (them while remembering Allaah), and he also said: Do not give these names to your servants, Yasar and Rabah and Nafi and Najth.
This hadith has been reported on the authority of Shu'ba and there is no mention but of the fact about giving the name to the servant and there is no mention of the four expressions (of remembrance) and he did not mention the four words
Jabir b. 'Abdullah reported: Allaah's Messenger (sallAllaahu alayhi wa sallam) decided to forbid (his followers) to name persons as Ya'la (Elevated), Baraka (Blessing), Aflah (Successful), Yasar and Nafi', but I saw that he kept silent after that and he did not say anything until Allaah's Messenger (sallAllaahu alayhi wa sallam) died. And he did not forbid (his followers to do this), then 'Umar decided to prohibit (people) from giving these names, but later on gave up the idea.