Naming a child Mustafa

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Answered by: Maulana Tahsin Alam



Can I give the name Mustafa to my baby? Like Mustafa Khan.


بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمنِ الرَّحِيْم

In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful 




Yes, it will be permissible. Mustafa was also the name of Nabi SAW.[1]




Only Allah SWT alone knows best.

Answered by Maulana Tahsin Alam

Checked and approved by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah

Darul Ifta Birmingham



[1]Mulla Ali al-Qari, Sharh al-Shifa (li al-QadiIyad) (Lebanon: DarulKotobIlmiyah, 2001) volume. 1 pg. 500.


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