710 fatwas

  • Being Named with Wahid or Hannan Date: 16-3-2023

    My parents gave me the first name "Wahid." My parents also gave me the middle name "Hannaan." Are these haram names for me to have and be called by, and do I need to change my name as well as my legal documents because of it? I know that Al-Wahid is one of the Names of Allah, and some say that Al-Hannan or Al-Hanan is a Name of Allah as well, so I want.. More

  • Wants to Name Her New-Born Baby-Girl ‘Zimal’ Date: 12-3-2023

    ASSLAM ALAIKUM I Want to know that can i name by baby girl name zimal i found on internet that its meaning is hijab, abaya or cover kindly let me guide about this name. .. More

  • Wants to Help a Woman who Was Adopted as a Child and Now She is Divorced and Has a Daughter Date: 12-3-2023

    I know a female who is divorced and has a daughter. She is a non mahram to me. She was adopted by a family and the father of the family has passed away. She went through an abusive marriage and after divorce she is not able to meet her financial needs. She has a daughter and the mother who adopted her. Can I help this female financially? As I know the.. More

  • Wants to Remain Unmarried, Travel Abroad for Higher Studies, Then Adopt Children Date: 9-2-2023

    I want to remain unmarried, go abroad for long term higher studies on my own,and when I return to my homeland, I want to teach at a university and have two baby girls through adoption. I have not yet had any relationships outside the Islamic boundary and always try my best to abide by the laws of Islam. Is there any obligation to have this lifestyle? .. More

  • Ruling on changing family name Date: 24-1-2023

    Assalaamu’ Alaykum. If someone reverts to Islam, and their last name is a family name of people who follow another religion and is known for that, like there are scholars of that religion with that name, should they switch their name. What if this is challenging because of paperwork? Are they allowed to tell others they’re a revert, or is this exposing.. More

  • Whispers regarding naming a child Date: 27-11-2022

    I need to name of my baby girl starting with "R" and My Name is Md. Rashedul Amin. .. More

  • Used Prohibited Names to Introduce a Person Date: 2-11-2022

    Assalamualikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuhu. The word "Diva" is used for a female celebrity but "Diva" is the Latin word for goddess. Is it allowed to use this word? Does using this word take a person outside the folds of Islam? .. More

  • Breasting Children Who Are Older than Two Years Date: 17-10-2022

    Assalamualaikum. My sister give suckle to her 9 years old child. Is it permissible? What is the exact maximum age to breastfeed own children? .. More

  • No Harm in Visiting Your Daughters at Your Ex-wife’s House Date: 25-8-2022

    I have 2 daughters from.first marriage and they live with there mother. My elder daughter is 12 year old who insist me to.visit her in there home her mother is not my wife so can I visit there house . My current wife don't want me to go there house and always get angry when I.visited my children as she feel.very Insecured . Please reply as I don't want.. More

  • Giving the Name ‘Amah’ to a Female Child Date: 8-8-2022

    is it allowed in islam to name ones baby girl, amatu salam? .. More

  • No Religious Impediment to Giving the Name ‘Noor’ to a Human Being Date: 7-8-2022

    My daughter is named NOOR. She is 20 and a good girl. Some maullana told me that NOOR is Gods name and is very heavy so I should change my daughters name as it will be bad luck for my daughter. I am very upset and scared. Is it true that a child should not be named NOOR. We named her Noor as it has such a beautiful meaning and is a very light beautiful.. More

  • It is Disliked Naming with Compound Names Date: 20-6-2022

    Assalam alaikum My son name is arham, in my husband home all are calling him rashiq , so i like to change his name as Mohammed Rashiq Arham is this correct please tell me. .. More

  • Naming a New-Born Baby-Girl Inayah Date: 17-3-2022

    Assalamo alaikum,Can i give my baby girl name of 'inaya' in arabic it means 'care' and in herbew it means 'God answered'. Could you please suggest me any names which means "Gift of Allah" ?Jazakallu khairan .. More

  • 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