Fatwaa ID: 603
Assalamu alaykum, is it permissible to keep ‘Mohammed Nabhan’ as boy’s name?
In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.
Nabhan (نبهان) means intelligent, noble and smart. It is a suitable name for a boy.
We wish to point out that it is not necessary to add “Muhammad” before every name nor is there any specific virtue in doing so. You may simply keep the name Nabhan without Muhammad.
And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York
07/24/1444 AH – 02/15/2023 CE | AMG3-3367
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