Keeping the name “Naqvi”

Q: Can we use Naqvi as the name or surname which is most frequently used by Shias?


A: If this name is exclusive to shais and they only keep this name, then we should refrain from keeping this name.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)