Sahih Muslim Book 025, Hadith Number 5343.

Chapter : The Excellence of Tahnik of the new-born child at the time of its birth and of carrying it to a pious person so that he may soften some dates and rub its palate with them, and permissibility of giving name on the day of its birth and the excellence of such names as 'Abdullah, Ibrahim and the names of all the apostles of Allah (may peace be upon him).

Abu Musa reported: A child was born in my house and I brought him to Allah's Apostle (may peace be upod him) and he gave him the name of Ibrahim and he rubbed his palate with dates.

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