Keeping the name “Imaam Husain”

Q: I wanted to know if it is permissible for someone to name his son with the title and name Imaam Husain? This person also had his Sheikh name the child where the mother also did not have a say in choosing the name for her baby boy. Could this somehow be related to Shiasm?


A: You should rather just keep the name Husain.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)