Keeping the name “Hannah”

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Q: I would like to know if the name Hannah is a good name. I love the story of Hannah (R.A) but have heard that it doesn’t have a good meaning. Please advise.


A: Yes.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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