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Jabir b. 'Abdullah reported: Allah's Messenger ﷺ 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 Allah's Messenger ﷺ 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.
حَدَّثَنَا مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ أَحْمَدَ بْنِ أَبِي خَلَفٍ، حَدَّثَنَا رَوْحٌ، حَدَّثَنَا ابْنُ جُرَيْجٍ، أَخْبَرَنِي أَبُو
الزُّبَيْرِ أَنَّهُ سَمِعَ جَابِرَ بْنَ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ، يَقُولُ أَرَادَ النَّبِيُّ صلى الله عليه وسلم أَنْ يَنْهَى عَنْ
أَنْ يُسَمَّى بِيَعْلَى وَبِبَرَكَةَ وَبِأَفْلَحَ وَبِيَسَارٍ وَبِنَافِعٍ وَبِنَحْوِ ذَلِكَ ثُمَّ رَأَيْتُهُ سَكَتَ بَعْدُ عَنْهَا
فَلَمْ يَقُلْ شَيْئًا ثُمَّ قُبِضَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم وَلَمْ يَنْهَ عَنْ ذَلِكَ ثُمَّ أَرَادَ عُمَرُ
أَنْ يَنْهَى عَنْ ذَلِكَ ثُمَّ تَرَكَهُ ‏.‏

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Sahih (Authentic)

References

• Sahih Muslim, 2138
• Sahih Muslim, Vol. 5, Book of Manners and Etiquette, Hadith 5331
• Sahih Muslim, Book of Manners and Etiquette, Hadith 5331