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Name: Latavia

Fatwaa ID: 364

Question:
السَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكُمْ وَرَحْمَةُ اللهِ وَ بَرَكَاتُهُُ
Respect mufti
Is latavia an Islamic girls name ?
If so does it have a good meaning?

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

Latavia is not an Arabic word. Perhaps it is a distorted word which comes from the Arabic word lutf (لُطْف), meaning gentle. You may consider naming your daughter Lateefah instead.

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

06/19/1444 AH – 01/12/2023 CE | AML1-6864

وصل اللهم وسلم وبارك على سيدنا محمد وعلى ءاله وصحبه أجمعين

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