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Muslim Girls/boy names

Last updated: 17th October 2006
Question ID: #2804
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One Muslim Brother
17th October 2006


Respected Mufti Saheb,

Can you please let me know whether the following muslim girls and boy names are permissable in Islam.


Alina (Alena)
Malayeka (Malaika/Malaikah),

Ulamaa ID 04
Answer last updated on:
10th November 2008
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Ulamaa ID 04
Location: London

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

Suitable names for girls.

1. 'Alinah - Clear, beautiful.
2. Malaikah - Angel
3. Mariah - One of the wifes' of the Prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam)
4. Safurah - Wife of Musa ('Alaiyhis Salam)
5. Zayan - Beautiful

And Only Allah Ta'ala Knows Best.