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Question # : 49798

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Please clarify: My daughter’s name is ARISHA ABRAR AHMED, she is 8 years old. Is it correct name as per Islam or I should change her name? What is the meaning of Arisha?

Answer : 49798

Published on: Dec 22, 2013

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم


(Fatwa: 151/110/L=02/1435)

Arisha means palki (palanquin). This name is also right, but if you replace it with any of the following names it will be better: Khadijah, Afifah, Sumayyah, Hafsah, Ayishah, Fatimah, Khansa etc.

Allah knows Best!


Darul Ifta,
Darul Uloom Deoband

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