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    Question ID: 157001Country: Sharjah, UAE

    Title: Is it allowed to keep the name Utbah?

    Question: I kept the name Utbah of my newborn male child, some of my friend are saying that the name is resembling with Utbah Saiba who gave too much pain to our Nabi (saws). Please advise me is it allowed to keep the name Utbah?

    Answer ID: 157001

    Bismillah hir-Rahman nir-Rahim !

    (Fatwa: 289/276/SD=4/1439)


    The name Utbah is correct. It has been the name of some Sahabah and Tabiyeen as well. 

    Allah (Subhana Wa Ta'ala) knows Best

    Darul Ifta,

    Darul Uloom Deoband, India