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Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) having the name ‘Ahmad’

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I have heard that our Nabi (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) was named ‘Ahmad’ even before he was born.

Please quote a reference for this.


This is mentioned in the Quran, Surah Saff, Ayah: 6.

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best,

Answered by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar

This answer was collected from HadithAnswers.com. The answers were either answered or checked by Moulana Haroon Abasoomar (rahimahullah) who was a Shaykhul Hadith in South Africa, or by his son, Moulana Muhammad Abasoomer (hafizahullah), who is a Hadith specialist. 

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