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  • The name "Aazar" Date: 4-5-2002

    Could you please tell me the meaning and history of the name "Aazar" and if it is good Muslim name? I think this was the name of Prophet Abraham's ( sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention )) father, is it true? Please make sure the above name is "Aazar" not "Azhar"... More

  • Changing name to please fiancé Date: 5-11-2001

    My name is Habiba which means "darling" in Arabic. I am engaged to be married soon and my fiancé does not like my name due to the thought of other people (Especially males) calling me by my original name. Do you think that I am doing the right thing by agreeing with my fiancé to change my name?2. Is it Haram to communicate with my fiancé through.. More

  • Changing Muslim name to English name in West Date: 19-9-2001

    We leave in US and my name is "Talal Abdul Mumith". This name is give by my parents. In all legal documents my name is still "Talal Abdul Mumith". For convince for the American business community I have changed my name to "Troy" an English name instead of "Talal". So that it is easy for the people. Is this ok in Islamic point of view. Please comment... More

  • Having an inappropriate name Date: 13-6-2001

    My name is Sifaturrahman. Should I change it? Please comment with Daleel... More

  • Daughter's name Date: 29-5-2001

    My daughter name is Tehreema which I keep on Sura Tahrim? Is that ok or should I change it?.. More

  • Changing one's last name Date: 27-3-2000

    I don't have my father's last name. I want to get my name changed; I would like to know the ruling on changing of one's last name if your father is non-Muslim... More