My cousin has a baby boy. She would like to keep the name Muhammad. Is it permissible to name a baby Muhammad without a name after that? If so, please can you let me know what name would be suitable to have after the name Muhammad?

Q: My cousin has a baby boy. She would like to keep the name Muhammad. Is it permissible to name a baby Muhammad without a name after that? If so, please can you let me know what name would be suitable to have after the name Muhammad?

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A: From all Islamic names, Muhammed is the best name. Only keeping the name Muhammad (without another name) is permissible.

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

 

Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)