Keeping the names of Ambiyaa, Sahaaba and the pious of the past

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: Can I name my baby boy as Alyan uddin? Does it makes a meaningful name?


A: We have not come across this name. It is best that you keep the names of the Ambiyaa, Sahaaba and the pious of the past.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

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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