Origin of the name MOOTTALIB.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name MOOTTALIB.
MOOTTALIB (مطلب). A
form of Arabic Muttalib
(q.v.), meaning "demand,
... The manners and
superstitions of the primitive ages, of which we have already taken a
review, were still preserved in Arabia, as will appear by the vow which
Abd-el-Moottalib, the grandfather of Mahomet, made to offer one of his
children in sacrifice... (The Works of Voltaire: Ancient and Modern
History, Smollett, 1905)