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Names: Amaniyyah and Mawaaiza

Fatwaa ID: 1445

Question:
Assalamo walaikum
I hope you are doing well
I need your help,
if you can confirm below name and its meaning, also if they are permissible for baby girl

Amaniyya : hope, desires, wishful thinking
Mentioned in Sura Baqarah ayat 78

Mawaaiza : guidance, lesson
Mentioned in Sura Baqarah ayat 66, also in Sura Baqarah 275

awfa : faithful 9:111

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

  1. The word is Amani. This means hope. It is a suitable name for girls.
  2. The word is Maw’izah. This means advice, guidance, advice and lesson. This may be kept as a name.
  3. The word awfa is the masculine superlative form. This is not suitable as a name for a girl.

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

12/18/1444 AH – 07/06/2023 CE | 389

وصل اللهم وسلم وبارك على سيدنا محمد وعلى ءاله وصحبه أجمعين

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