The name ‘Umaimah’

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

I want to know the meaning of the it a sahabiah’s name?is it appropriate to name a girl child by this name?


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

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

The name Umaimah is suitable[1]. Umaiymah is the freed slave of Nabi Sallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam.

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Immad Bin Arshad

Student Darul Iftaa
California, USA

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.

[1] الإصابة في تمييز الصحابة (7/ 28) دار الفكر

 أميمة «1»

، مولاة رسول اللَّه صلّى اللَّه عليه وسلّم