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Name: Daniyal

Fatwaa ID: 1644

Question:
Assalamalikum mufti
what is the meaning of name Daniyal? Is it a sahabi name?

Answer:
In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.

Danyal (دانْيال) is a Hebrew name which means “Allaah is my judge”. It was the name of a prophet ﷺ from the Israelites. I was unable to find any record of a sahaabi with this name. Nonetheless, it is a suitable name.

And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York
https://askthemufti.us/

01/30/1445 AH – 08/17/2023 CE | AML1-8199

وصل اللهم وسلم وبارك على سيدنا محمد وعلى ءاله وصحبه أجمعين


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دانْيال
اسم علم مذكر عبري توراتي،
معناه: الله قَضى، الله قاضٍ، يقضي باسم الرب. أصله “دانْيَئِيل” وهو مركب من “دان: القاضي”، و”إيل: الله”. وهو اسم أحد الأنبياء الأربعة الكبار عندهم. عاش مسبيّاً في بابل. وفي التوراة سِفر باسمه. وقد تسمى به بعض أهل الشام بالاسم الإنكليزي: DANIEL.

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