Naming a newborn Husamullaah

Question 7: Allah (Exalted be He) has blessed me with a male child, all praise be to Allaah Alone. I wanted to name my baby ‘Husamullaah’ but the authorities concerned with birth and civil affairs asked me to bring a Fatwa to the effect that this name is appropriate according to Shar` (Islaamic law). We hope that you kindly issue the necessary Fatwaa in this regard. May Allaah reward you with the best!

Answer: It is not prohibited to name your baby ‘Husamullah’. However, it is better to give him a name that shows his servitude to Allaah (Exalted be He) such as `Abdullah or `Abd-ul-Karim… read more here.

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