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name of my son

Last updated: 14th July 2006
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14th July 2006

assalamualaikum. my son is 18 months old and i named him MD TAHMIDUR RAHMAN, meaning who praises almighty continuously. is it okay? his nick name is RAKIN meaning respected. now i have some arabian people around me and they say rakin is not an arabic name. they even can not recognise what is it. is rakin okay? pl suggest.

Ulamaa ID 04
Answer last updated on:
22nd December 2008
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Ulamaa ID 04
Location: London

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

These names are suitable.

تحميدالرحمن Tahmeedur Rahman - One who praises Allah repeatedly.

ركين Rakeen - Dignity, respected, considerate. (Misbahul Lughat Pg.312)

And Only Allah Ta'ala Knows Best.