The meaning of Rahim, "compassionate," is built into the name's spelling. This Arabic name comes from the triconsonantal root R-H-M, which forms the basis for lots of words in Hebrew and Arabic. This root signifies mercy and caring, and is perfect for encouraging baby to embrace kindness and compassion in his actions. ar-Raḥīm is one of the ninety-nine names of Allah and it means "the most merciful," giving baby a way to hold your faith with him through life.
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