The name Haalah

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Q: Is the name haalah a sahabiya name? What is the meaning?


A: Haalah was a Sahaabiyyah. She was the sister of Hazrat Khadija (Radiyallahu Anha). Haalah means the light around the moon.

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


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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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