Assalam wa Alikum,
I have a question, since I’m not an Arabic speaker so I’m asking you. It says on the internet that حنظل (Hanzal) name means “Gift of Allah”. I just want to confirm it. I like this name for my baby boy.
Wa `alaykum As-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh.
The word ‘hanzal’ in Arabic is the name of bitter and unpalatable fruit, and therefore inedible. It does not mean man “Gift of Allah”. I am not sure where you got this meaning.
I would, therefore, urge you to choose another name. There is no shortage of proper names. So, go for something with a right meaning.
For the etiquettes of naming children, please refer to the answer linked below:
What Are the Islamic Guidelines of Choosing Names?
Allah Almighty knows best.
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