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Tag Archive for ‘Muslim Names’

Should I change my daughter’s name? Please advise, thank you

I had a baby girl 3 months ago, and named her Jemima after seeing this name on an Islamic website. I believed it to be an Arabic name meaning ‘little dove’. And I also thought it was the name of Hazrat Ayoub’s daughter. I was questioned about it a couple of times and when I did some research I was not able to find any Islamic reference to this name, only Biblical references.

My 21 year old brother is tearing apart my family

Salaam alaikum brothers and sisters, I’m a 19 year old muslim sister living in the US. For two or three years now, my older brother has been rebelling, increasingly so, and drifting from Islam and its teachings. I understand that we are surrounded by media and culture that promotes such things to happen, but I […]

Is “Wael” a good name?


i want to know is the name WAEL or WAIL a good muslim name or not and can u give few examples of people with this name pls.

Is Mysha a valid Muslim name?

ASWB, We have had a baby girl about 2 wks ago and have already done her akika under the name Mysha. We did seek advise of a Molvi prior who said it was a good name but who then said he had misunderstood the name and thought we had said Maysa and that he had […]

Do I Have to Change My Name When I Convert to Islam?

I have accepted to convert to Islam and my question is – Do I have to change my name if I convert? My name means “moral” and I believe if your name is does not go against Islam you do not need to change it?