Choose good names
Mu' meneen Brothers and Sisters,
As Salaam Aleikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. (May Allah's Peace, Mercy and Blessings be upon all of you)
One of our brothers/sisters has asked this question:
i would like some help. i would like u to tell me which names are the best
for my son below is a list of 3 to 4 names . i would really appreciate if u could help me out.
which is the best suited name.
if you have any other suggestion please let me know
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Choose good names
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Beloved brother, the truth is the above four names have no particular meaning in Islam. All the above names originate from the Iranian or Farsi language.
Among the best Islamic names are Abd-Allah and Abd-ar-Rahmaan. Also, any name whereby one declares his subjugation to one of the many attributes of Allah, like Abddus-Shukoor, Abdul-Maalik, Abdur-Razzaak, Abdul-Khaalik, etc. are considered good Islamic names.
Then there are the names of any of the Prophets of Allah like Adam, Noah, Ibraheem, Moosa, Yahya, Isa, Idrees, Sulaimaan, Dawood, Mohamed, etc. Any of these names are good names for boys.
And then there are the hundreds if not thousands of names of the noble companions of the Last Messenger of Allah (saws) like Abu Bakr, Umar, Uthman, Ali, Bilaal, Salmaan, Hudhaifa, Khalid, Ammaar, Yaasir, etc. Any of these names will be considered good Islamic names.
The deen of Islam is rich in history from the times of Prophet Adam (a.s.) to the present day And any good name of any of the God-fearing and pious slaves of Allah would make for a good Islamic name for the new born.
It is the right of a child that his parents give him a good and honorable name; thus it is the duty of the parents to choose a good name for their children.
Whatever written of Truth and benefit is only due to Allahs Assistance and Guidance, and whatever of error is of me. Allah Alone Knows Best and He is the Only Source of Strength.
Your Brother in Islam,