706 fatwas

  • Ruling on changing family name Date: 24-1-2023

    Assalaamu’ Alaykum. If someone reverts to Islam, and their last name is a family name of people who follow another religion and is known for that, like there are scholars of that religion with that name, should they switch their name. What if this is challenging because of paperwork? Are they allowed to tell others they’re a revert, or is this exposing.. More

  • Whispers regarding naming a child Date: 27-11-2022

    I need to name of my baby girl starting with "R" and My Name is Md. Rashedul Amin. .. More

  • Used Prohibited Names to Introduce a Person Date: 2-11-2022

    Assalamualikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuhu. The word "Diva" is used for a female celebrity but "Diva" is the Latin word for goddess. Is it allowed to use this word? Does using this word take a person outside the folds of Islam? .. More

  • Breasting Children Who Are Older than Two Years Date: 17-10-2022

    Assalamualaikum. My sister give suckle to her 9 years old child. Is it permissible? What is the exact maximum age to breastfeed own children? .. More

  • No Harm in Visiting Your Daughters at Your Ex-wife’s House Date: 25-8-2022

    I have 2 daughters from.first marriage and they live with there mother. My elder daughter is 12 year old who insist me to.visit her in there home her mother is not my wife so can I visit there house . My current wife don't want me to go there house and always get angry when I.visited my children as she feel.very Insecured . Please reply as I don't want.. More

  • Giving the Name ‘Amah’ to a Female Child Date: 8-8-2022

    is it allowed in islam to name ones baby girl, amatu salam? .. More

  • No Religious Impediment to Giving the Name ‘Noor’ to a Human Being Date: 7-8-2022

    My daughter is named NOOR. She is 20 and a good girl. Some maullana told me that NOOR is Gods name and is very heavy so I should change my daughters name as it will be bad luck for my daughter. I am very upset and scared. Is it true that a child should not be named NOOR. We named her Noor as it has such a beautiful meaning and is a very light beautiful.. More

  • It is Disliked Naming with Compound Names Date: 20-6-2022

    Assalam alaikum My son name is arham, in my husband home all are calling him rashiq , so i like to change his name as Mohammed Rashiq Arham is this correct please tell me. .. More

  • Naming a New-Born Baby-Girl Inayah Date: 17-3-2022

    Assalamo alaikum,Can i give my baby girl name of 'inaya' in arabic it means 'care' and in herbew it means 'God answered'. Could you please suggest me any names which means "Gift of Allah" ?Jazakallu khairan .. More

  • Naming a New-Born Baby-Boy Salah Date: 22-12-2021

    Assalamualaikum, I have a question about naming my son Salah.Is it permissible in Islam? Additionally, I was unable to locate a meaning for this name; could you help provide one? Also, I read it on the internet that it is a Biblical name, not a Muslim name. Please advice.Zakallahkhair .. More

  • Mirha, Zirwa, and Zynah As Names for Baby Girls Date: 22-12-2021

    meaning of names "Mirha", "Zirwa", "Zynah"? are they suitable / appropriate islamic names for girls? .. More

  • Being Named Naziat Date: 13-12-2021

    Is my name "Naziat" a haram name? .. More

  • Naming a New-Born Daughter Qaylah Date: 12-12-2021

    Assalam alaykum, I would like to know the meaning of the name Qaylah. The name of a sahabiya, also the name of Qaylah bint amr wife of Hashim ibn 'abd manaf great-grandfather of the Prophet. Can I name my daughter Qaylah? .. More

  • Hayam Is Not Among the Good Names Date: 21-11-2021

    Assalamualikum..i named my baby girl "hayaam"..is it good name?what is the meaning in arabic.and whats the name "hiyam"means.. .. More

  • Wants To Name His New-Born Baby-Boy Abdul Arhan Date: 15-11-2021

    Assalamualaikum warahmatullah !Recently blessed with a baby boy and I desire to name him Syed Abdul Arhaan Hussain Shah. Some say Arhaan is not acceptable name and cannot name after Abdul. Kindly guide on this. Jazakallah khair ! .. More