Can I name my child Khidr

Alhamdulillah, It is permissible for a Muslim to name his child khidr. Khidr is the name of the contemporary of Prophet Musa (AS). Most scholars believe he was a Prophet of Allah, though some others affirm he was an angel or otherwise. In line with the majority of Islamic scholars that he was a prophet, choosing names of the prophets (AS) is permissible in Islam, as demonstrated in the practice of our prophet- Muhammad- peace be upon him, when he named his son IBRAHIM- to take after Prophet Ibrahim- (AS)

Anas b. Malik reported that Allah’s Messenger (may peace be upon him) said: A child was born to me this night and I named him after the name of my father Ibrihim. (Muslim)

Allah knows best.

Imam Sherifdeen Ibrahim
Naibul Amir Cultural Affairs (NACA)
TMC National Headquarters

One Response

  1. Allah chased put shaytan from the Jannah as a result of not prostrating before prophet Adam.
    And again the shaytan whispered to Adam to eat the forbidden fruit..
    How come?

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