I heard that it means the \"right arm of shaytan\".

Should i change my name?

Kind regards,
Yasfir Ebrahim" /> Name Yasfir :: Muftisays Islamic Question & Answers
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Name Yasfir

Last updated: 1st October 2006
Question ID: #2595
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1st October 2006


I would like to know if the name "Yasfir" is a good muslim name, or not.

I heard that it means the "right arm of shaytan".

Should i change my name?

Kind regards,
Yasfir Ebrahim

Ulamaa ID 04
Answer last updated on:
23rd January 2009
Answered by:
Ulamaa ID 04
Location: London

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

You should change this name it has no meaning. You may consider the name Yasir which means, wealthy; this is a suitable name in Islam. Alternatively, there are many other suitable names in Islam which are available in books and sites.

And Only Allah Ta'ala Knows Best.