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    Question ID: 168666Country: india

    Title: Correct pronunciation of name

    Question: We have named our son Misab after the famous Sahabi Misab ibn Umair (ra), but now we came to know that its Musab and not Misab. Please tell us which one is correct Misab or Musab? We will have to change it in his birth certificate before we admit him to school this year. So please reply fast.

    Answer ID: 168666

    Bismillah hir-Rahman nir-Rahim !

    (Fatwa: 508/428/SD=06/1440)


    Since you named him after the famous Sahabi Musab Ibn Umair (may Allah be pleased with him) but you failed to understand correct pronunciation, however, when now you have known the correct pronunciation then you should keep the name as Musab. The word مصبwithout عmay not be used as name.

    Allah (Subhana Wa Ta'ala) knows Best

    Darul Ifta,

    Darul Uloom Deoband, India