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Suitable Name

Meaning of my daughter name

We have a 5 years old daughter whose name is Anaya Hareem. We want to know the exact meaning of this name and whether we can keep this name? Also my second daughter is 4 months old and we request to suggest a suitable name for her. بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم (Fatwa:...

Keeping the name Muhammad Sarim

Q: I want to keep my son's name Muhammad Subhan or Muhammad Arham or Muhammad Sarim. Please advise which name is suitable or suggest another name for him?A: Muhammad Sarim is a suitable name.And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best. Answered by:Mufti Ebrahim Salejee...

Keeping the name Ayah Zia or Ayah Ikhlaas

Q: Is it ok if I write the name 'Ayah Zia' or 'Ayah Ikhlaas' is this okay? I know the seperate meaning of them but is it ok to put them together as first name Ayah and second name either to be ikhlaas or zia. This is for my newborn daughters name. A: We have not come...

Suitable name for a girl

Assalamu alaykum mufti sahab.   Please suggest a unique and meaningful name for girl.   Jazak Allahu Khair Answer In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh In Islam we...

I wanted to name my son Hannan

Assalamu-alaikum. 1. I wanted to name my son Hannan (Compasionate)-  I dont like to call him Abdul Hannan. Since its a quality if Allah, is it allowed. Can I keep his name Hannan.  2. Is Izhaan an arabic name? if yes whats the meaning of it. I was told that...

Does the name Maryam bring calamities?

We have named our daughter Maryam. Some people told us that this name will bring calamities on the child in her life. They told us that we should change the name of the child. How far is this true?  Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the...

Meaning of Kinza Maliha

We have named our girl child Kinza Maliha.  What does it mean? Is it a correct name or do we have to change the name? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. The...

Meaning of Mirha

Assalamu alaikum warahamatullahi wabarakatuhu, Dear Mufti sab, Hope you are in a good health. May allah accpet your good work.  Could you please let me know the meaning of the name 'Mirha'? & Let me know whether it is suitable for baby girl. ...

Female names starting with Z.

Salams.. I have been searching for a unique girls name beginning with 'z'.. I have found a name on a Muslim names website.. please can you advise on the suitability of the name inshaAllah.. the name is Za'nyah or Zaniah.. Wsalam Answer In the Name of...