Good names

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: I want a good meaning baby name for my new born baby. Can you refer me to some names having good meaning?


A: For a baby boy Muhammad, Abdullah, Abdur Rahmaan, Ebrahim, Moosa, Umar, Uthmaan are good names to keep.

For a baby girl, Faatimah, Khadijah, Aaishah, Asma, Maryam are good names to keep.

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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