Keeping the name “Noorah” for a girl

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Q: Can you please tell me whether the name “Noorah” is a good Muslim name for a girl? Also if you know of any pious predecessors who were named Noorah.



A: It is permissible.


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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