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IslamQA: The names Hamdan and Abdul Hamid

Sallam alaykum can the name Hamdan given to a baby boy change to Abdul Hamid or due to the pronunciation the name Hamdan?

Alaikumassalam wa rahmatullah,

I am not sure what you mean. Hamdan and Abdul Hamid are different names and both are permissible and have good meanings.

And God knows best.
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