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Find answers to your Islamic questions 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.

Keeping the name Aaraiz

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Q: Can you please tell me the meaning of the name Aaraiz or Araiz for a baby boy? A: We have not come across these names. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti Zakaria Makada Checked & Approved: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Source

Keeping the name Abdul Hadi

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Q: I choose the name Abdul Hadi for my baby boy. Is this name good for him?  A: Yes, it is a good name. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti Zakaria Makada Checked & Approved: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Source

Keeping the names of angels

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Q: Can we name a baby boy Mikaeel? A: It is makrooh (undesirable) to keep the names of angels. The Hadith has discouraged keeping the names of malaaikah (angels) for one’s children. Similarly, Hazrat Umar (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) had expressed disapproval when he had heard someone keeping the names of malaaikah (angels). Hence, it is better… read more »

Keeping the name Mateen for a baby boy

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Q: I would like to ask if it is allowed in Islam to name a baby boy Mateen as it’s one of Allah Ta’ala’s names. A: It is permissible. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti Zakaria Makada Checked & Approved: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Source

Names for Muslim girls and boys

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Q: Kindly advise me on a suitable Islamic name. At least 3 names for a baby girl and at least 3 names for a baby boy. A: Ahmed, Yusuf and Ismail are good Islamic names for a baby boy. Zainub, Faatimah and Aaishah are good Islamic names for a baby girl. And Allah Ta’ala (الله… read more »

Keeping the name Muhammad Saym

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Q: I got a baby boy and kept his name Muhammad Saym. Is this name suitable or not? A: We do not know the meaning of Saym. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Source

Keeping the name Pehlaaj

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Q: My son’s name is Pehlaaj Adnan. I want to know the meaning of Pehlaaj. Can this name be used for a Muslim baby boy? A: We are not aware of this name. Use good names, like Salmaan, Ridwaan and Luqmaan. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)… read more »

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