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Question # : 149209


I have kept my son’s name according to a Sahabah (RZ) name. His name is MIQDAD AHMED NUBAID. Is it ok. If not, what should I do now. He is 1.5 years old now.

Answer : 149209

Published on: Mar 16, 2017

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

(Fatwa: 645/577/SN=6/1438)

We could not get the meaning of Nubaid. However, Miqdad Ahmad is a good name, you may keep it. Miqdad was a grand Sahabi about whom Allamah Zahbi writes:

كان المقداد سادساً فى الاسلام .

Miqdad was the sixth one to accept Islam. (Ruwat al-Tahzibin)

Allah knows Best!

Darul Ifta,
Darul Uloom Deoband

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