697 fatwas

  • Naming a New-Born Baby-Boy Salah Date: 22-12-2021

    Assalamualaikum, I have a question about naming my son Salah.Is it permissible in Islam? Additionally, I was unable to locate a meaning for this name; could you help provide one? Also, I read it on the internet that it is a Biblical name, not a Muslim name. Please advice.Zakallahkhair .. More

  • Mirha, Zirwa, and Zynah As Names for Baby Girls Date: 22-12-2021

    meaning of names "Mirha", "Zirwa", "Zynah"? are they suitable / appropriate islamic names for girls? .. More

  • Being Named Naziat Date: 13-12-2021

    Is my name "Naziat" a haram name? .. More

  • Naming a New-Born Daughter Qaylah Date: 12-12-2021

    Assalam alaykum, I would like to know the meaning of the name Qaylah. The name of a sahabiya, also the name of Qaylah bint amr wife of Hashim ibn 'abd manaf great-grandfather of the Prophet. Can I name my daughter Qaylah? .. More

  • Hayam Is Not Among the Good Names Date: 21-11-2021

    Assalamualikum..i named my baby girl "hayaam"..is it good name?what is the meaning in arabic.and whats the name "hiyam"means.. .. More

  • Wants To Name His New-Born Baby-Boy Abdul Arhan Date: 15-11-2021

    Assalamualaikum warahmatullah !Recently blessed with a baby boy and I desire to name him Syed Abdul Arhaan Hussain Shah. Some say Arhaan is not acceptable name and cannot name after Abdul. Kindly guide on this. Jazakallah khair ! .. More

  • Naming the Child after the Father’s Name Date: 19-10-2021

    Is it permissible to name a child after the father only for that reason? For example, if the father is named Ali, can the son be named Ali, only because it is the father’s name, and not because of anything else? .. More

  • Naming a Baby Boy Sayid Muhammed Basil Date: 31-3-2021

    Assalam un alicom!Alhamdolillah, Allah swt gifetd us a baby boy and we need to cliarify a confusuion regarding his name, We want to keep his name as Syed Muhammed BASIL , however this name is christian originated please guide if we can keep this name of our child as muslims, JazakAllah .. More

  • Slaughtering the ‘Aqeeqah or the Udhhiyah in a Different Country than that of the One Offering It Date: 22-1-2021

    I am having a boy and for aqiqah i know i need to sacrifice 2 goats but i wanted to know if it is permissible to sacrifice 1 goat in uk and 1 goat in Bangladesh as we originate from there. .. More

  • Not Obligatory for a Non-Arab to Name His Children with Arabic Names Date: 16-11-2020

    Why is it necessary to name kids muslim names? .. More

  • Neglected by Her Father and Abused by Her Husband and Wants to Change Her Family Name Date: 27-10-2020

    Assalaamualaykum. Dear scholar, I met a person who went through very difficult circumstances since her childhood. Her father neglected since she is small her and till now will barely pay any attention to her. She was married at an early age and her husband has been abusive. Because she did not achieve much academically, she is not given due consideration.. More

  • Naming A Baby Girl Zukhruf Fatimah Date: 22-9-2020

    Assalaam o Alaikum. Can we give our baby girl the name "Zukhruf" like in 'Surah Al-Zukhru'? The Arabic word has different meanings, and I heard that it also means "(Pure Gold, A thing of real and unalterable value, Richest, Wealth, Decoration)". If yes, then can you please tell me all its possible meanings? May Allaah reward you.I'm waiting for your.. More

  • You Should Not Name Your Child 'Yusuf Rahmaan' Date: 6-9-2020

    Assalamu alaikum. Now I got a baby boy. We are choosing the name is Yousuf Rahman. Some body people's telling Keep Mohamed Yousuf or Abdul Rahman. Don't choose Yousuf rahman. That's way am confused. Please give solutions. .. More

  • Enrolling Students in Secular Public Schools or in Christian Private Schools: One Has to Opt for the Lesser of the Two Evils Date: 13-7-2020

    Assalamu alyakom wa rahmattallah wa barakatoh We live in a small city in a foreign country, we have two school options; first is public schools which are secular, and they don't give attention to religious values, we tried them first and we are not happy with their values and kids manners. The second option is private schools, however, they are all.. More

  • No Need to Explain Sex-related Matters to Children Date: 30-6-2020

    I have a son, about to be of 13 years, who has started showing the signs of puberty. My husband has decided to give him the talk related to it (including sex). The concern is, my husband has asked me that I must be present with him when he does so with the reason that if son has any queries related to a female’s body, a mother can be the best guidance.. More