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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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