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Name: Haseeb

Fatwaa ID: 497

Asalaam alaykum, what is the ruling on name Haseeb must one call the child Abdul Haseeb? (his full name is Haseeb ur Rehman)

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

The word Haseeb in itself means noble and of good lineage. It is a suitable name. It is not necessary to call the person ‘Abdul Haseeb. The name of Allaah Ta’aala al-Haseeb has a different meaning, the Reckoner and the Self-sufficient.

And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York

07/10/1444 AH – 02/01/2023 CE | AMG3-3283

وصل اللهم وسلم وبارك على سيدنا محمد وعلى ءاله وصحبه أجمعين


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