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Can I name my daughter Iman

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Can i name my daughter as “Iman”? If yes, please suggest any suitable second name.

Jazak Allah Khair..

Answer

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

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

Ieman means to bring faith (In Allah and his Rasul).[i] Ieman is a suitable name.

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Ridhwan Ur Rahman

Student Darul Iftaa
Cardiff, Wales, UK 

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.


[i] المعجم الوسيط (1/ 28)

(الْإِيمَان) التَّصْدِيق وَشرعا التَّصْدِيق بِالْقَلْبِ وَالْإِقْرَار بِاللِّسَانِ

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