Keeping the name “Shahbaz”

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by Muftionline.co.za

Q: Will it be ok to name a child the name Shahbaz (I think it means means “King of Falcons” in Persian), or would such a name indicate takabbur and fall into the same category as “King of Kings” that has been condemned in hadith?

Bismillaah

A: Rather keep a name of the pious.

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

 

Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

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