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Is it permissible to give my son name Muhammed Hadi?

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can i give my son name muhammad hadi


In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh

Nabi (salallāhu ‘alayhiwasallam) said regarding the keeping of good names: “Indeed you shall be called on the day of Qiyaamah with your names and the names of your fathers, so give good names to yourselves”. [1]

It is advisable for one to keep names of the Anbiyaa, Sahabah, Taabi’een and pious predecessors.

It is permissible for you to name your son Mohammed Hadi.[2]

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Ismail Desai,

Darul Iftaa

Checked and Approved,

Mufti Ebrahim Desai.

[1] Abu Dawood, 4948. Ahmed, 5/194

2  و تستخب التسمية بكل اسم معبد مضاف الي لله سبحانه و تعالي او الي اي اسم من الاسماء الخاصة به سبحانه و تعالي (ص 331، ج 11، الموسوعة)

و اما التسمية باسماء الانبياء  فقد اختلف الفقهاء في حكمها فذهب الاكثرون الي عدم الكراهة و هو الصواب (ص 332، ج 11، الموسوعة)

لاصل جواز التسمية باي اسم الا بما ورد النهي عنه مما سياتي.331 /11.الموسوعة )

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