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Is the name “Nayha Fatima” appropriate in Islam and what is its meaning in Hindi?

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Sir my question is regarding name of my daughter, who born on 16th nov.2006, i named her as “Nayha Fatima”. afterward i come to know that word “Nayha” is hindi name, where as at the time of giving name to my daughter i was told this is persiean word meaning is genious/wise. then ask same word meaning in hindi which meaning is loving, so i want to know that is this name is ok in islam, i would like to tell you that i was palaing to give my daughter name fatima, where as someone told me this is heavy for her according to her birthday and her name should start with urdu alphbat Noon. So pls tell me islamic status of this name


Al-jawab billahi at-taufeeq (the answer with Allah’s guidance)

Nayha or Neha is a common Hindu name. Hence, any name which is linked to another religion will not be permissible.

The name Fatima is a very good name. Fatima was the daughter of Prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam).

Selecting baby name by Numerology, please view this:

And Only Allah Ta’ala Knows Best.

Moulana Qamruz Zaman
London, UK

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