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Is the name noah acceptable as a boy’s name in islam?

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is the name noah acceptable as a boy’s name in islam? as i wish to name my son.

Answer

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

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

The name in reference is suitable to give for your baby boy[1]. However, the spelling and pronunciation is Nooh rather than Noah.

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Immad Bin Arshad

Student Darul Iftaa
California, USA

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.

www.daruliftaa.net


[1] {إِنَّ اللَّهَ اصْطَفَى آدَمَ وَنُوحًا} [آل عمران: 33]

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