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Assalamulaikum, My surname from birth is Rahman. However I have come to realise that it is not allowed to take befitting Allah alone so my question is, is leaving my name as it is haram,shirk,kufr? I have told my family that it is not allowed but they didn't agree.

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Walikum Salaam. Your name should be Abdur Rahman. It is haraam to call yourself Rahman for Allah tala is Ar - Rahman. The word Abdur means slave, indicating your the slave of Allah. In conclusion your name should be Abdur Rahman

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