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Creating fake employees to market business?

I am starting anew business which involves professional serves. I though of creating fake employees names just for (receptionist, office manager) to make it look more professional and to make the ...
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fake profiles - Is it forbidden to create one?

Fake profiles are a huge problem in online world. Even in this forum, there are people who use fake profiles, so we are not able to guess their religion. I know pet name is allowed but there should a ...
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God's name: אֱלֹהֵי יִשְׂרָאֵל

It is common knowledge that Islam considers the Hebrew bible to be the Holy word of God. I would therefore like to know if Muslims ever refer to Allah as אֱלֹהֵי יִשְׂרָאֵל - "The God of Israel&...
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Did angel Gabriel come to Abdullah and Ameena the parents of the prophet and proclaim to them that they shall keep the name Muhammad for their son [duplicate]

As Salam Aleikhum I am very curious In the bible and torah it is mentioned that many prophets the well known of them isaac ishmael john and jesus peace and blessings of Allah be on them all were ...
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Can I name my daughter Inaya Anam?

We are planning to name my new born daughter as Inaya Anam. Inaya means care and protection. And Anam means Allah's creation/Allah's blessings. Is this a good name? Please guide.
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What does Ibn Umm Maktum literally mean?

It's said that surah 80 of the Quran is revealed in regards to Ibn Umm Maktum. My question is about the meaning of the name of this person. I'm not Arab. As much as I know, Ibn means son, and Umm ...
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Is it permissible to have father's first name as your surname in Islam?

Is it permissible for someone to have their father's first name as their surname in Islam, instead of their father's surname as their surname?
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Personal name of God?

Christians and Jews always accuse Muslims of not having a personal name for God. They say that "Allah" just means "The God", whereas YHWH is a personal name for God. Do we have a ...
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Is it Haram to name someone " Rose " or " Rosario "?

Assalamualaikum , I wanted to know that is it haram to name someone " Rose " or " Rosario " ? I thought the name " Rose " means the " Queen of flower " so ...
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Enquiring as to the origins of my name (Naufal)

Assalamu alaikum I’ve had the given name ‘Naufal’ since childhood. I’m an adult now and for the first time I have enquired the origins of my name. And the only individual in Islamic history who shares ...
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What Does The Name Ahnaf Mean?

Assalamualaikum, I came across this unique and beautiful name while searching for unique sahaba names , and was pleased to see in another website that it means “worshiper of Allah“. Wikipedia is ...
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Is the name "Sadiqur Rahman" wrong in Islam?

My name is MD Sadiqur Rahman. My name contains 'Rahman' which is one of the name which only belongs to Allah. Is there anything wrong if someone calls me with this name?
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How common is addressing someone by their mother's name in Islamo-arabic culture?

In most ancient Semitic languages and times, it seems that a person was usually known by their name followed by "son of [their father's name]." Is there a reason, besides the virgin birth, that Isa ...
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Are 'rahman' and 'ghafoor' synonymous or different according to Islamic literature?

Are 'rahman' and 'ghafoor' synonymous or different according to Islamic literature? I searched online and found similar meanings for these two ('Gracious' & 'Forgiving' respectively). What do the ...
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How to deal with papers on which Allah's name is mentioned?

What is the sharia's ruling about personal names found in newspapers etc that include either the Prophet's name or Allah's name (Abdullah, AbdulHadi,Muhammad Qasim). How may these papers be disposed ...
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Why does surah nr. 40 have two different names?

I've read different names of surah nr. 40 in two qurans. The one was surah ghafir (the forgiver) and the other one was surah mu'min (the believer). So my further questions are: Who gave the names of ...
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What is meaning of Ismail?

I want to know what is the meaning of Ismail - the name of the son of Ibrahim (PBUH) as written in Koran. I asked many people but they said they don't know.
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Is it permitted to change my name? [closed]

My first name is Amwaj. As I came to know that Amwaj is a female name, and I'm a male. I have following questions: Is the name Amwaj a female name? If it is a female name, should I change it? ...
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is it allowed to choose name Rasool Muhammad [closed]

Assalam o Alaikum one of my friend name is Rasool Muhammad. is this name is correct and what is the meaning of this name
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Why did people call Islam 'Muhammadanism' when it clearly states in the Qu'ran that Islam is the name of the religion?

Quran 3:85 states: وَمَن يَبْتَغِ غَيْرَ الْإِسْلَامِ دِينًا فَلَن يُقْبَلَ مِنْهُ وَهُوَ فِي الْآخِرَةِ مِنَ الْخَاسِرِينَ This translates into: And whoever desires other than Islam as ...
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Does using "ibn" meaning "son of" in names have Islamic significance?

The Arabic ابن is used in names, for example Muhammad ibn al-Hanafiyyah, to mean "son of". (See also Wiktionary.) It's common to see it used in Arabic names, and I'm wondering if this is just an ...
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Is it permissible to correct my name to match how it's pronounced in Arabic?

My name is Abdul Rahman, I want to change it to Abdur-Rahman as this is the way it is supposed to be pronounced in Arabic. Would this be permissible if I did?
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Permission to write sacred names on fruit?

Most of the times, I observe sacred names like (Allah and Muhammad SAWW) are written on fruits, vegetables, snow and many more things. e.g. What does Islam says about this practice? Doesn't it bring ...
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Can "Yahweh" (יהוה) be regarded as a valid name of God in Islam? [duplicate]

I understand that Islam has a high regard for the revelation that came before, particularly the Torah, the Psalms and the Gospel, although unfortunately these are all regarded as having become ...
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Allah name in clouds is Allah's miracle or are a part of random design?

We can see sometimes that cloud take shape of Allah's name . But I am curious to know whether they are really Allah's miracle? Or in sense of mathematics it was a random design ( since clouds are ...
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Mustafa vs. Mujtaba. What's the difference?

Googling around I found out that Mustafa means "chosen", and Mujtaba means "chosen". So, I'm completely puzzled because I can't understand why some are called Mustafa (like Muhammad pbuh) and some ...
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Is the name “Christine” haram?

As-salamu ‘alaikum My wife and I converted to Islam recently. I elected to change my name, though I know it's not required. My wife does not wish to change her name. I'm trying to find out whether ...
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Are Jinns Another Name For An Angel

Are Jinns another name for an angel, in Arabic, also are Jinns servants to Allah like angels are servants to Allah
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Can we use name "Aleem"?

My name is Farhan Alim. Al- Aleem as we know that the name of Allah. Now my question is that can i use the word Alim in my name? Is it permissible in Islam? What scholars say about it?
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Can I name my daughter Riyah [closed]

We are planning on naming our daughter Riyah. I would like to know the meaning of this name and if it is OK to name her riyah. Also I read tat it has a meaning of 'victory' , 'strong'. Is that true?
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Are we allowed to wear shoes with our name on?

Are we allowed to wear shoes with my name Zakariya (زکریا) on them as my shoes are personalised is that haram?
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Muhammad Infront of name confusion

It is said that it is regarded as a best practice to name child Muhammad (name), but in western countries where first name is on your passport e.g Muhammad Ajmal Khan, whereas Ajmal is real first name ...
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Is Joshua an Islamic name?

I'm looking for a name that is English and Arabic and is has meaning in Islam. Is this a name relevant to Islam or more towards Judaism and Christianity?
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What was Palestine called in the Quran?

Recently I was talking to a Jewish friend about which religion has more claim to Palestine. He was claiming that Jews do, since Jews come from Judea (an area in Palestine) and it was called this for a ...
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What are the names of seven heavens and hells in Arabic script?

The names of seven heavens and hells in Arabic. I know a few of them. Hell I know only one which is for Muslims. What about Christians, Jews, pretenders, magicians and idol worshipers? Please give ...
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Names of Allah Is it written Correctly

Can we write Allah's Name, Without "Al" before that Name? Example is writing "Qayyoom" instead of "Al-Qayyoom" This question arise because somebody has written only "Qayyoom" and mention that it is a ...
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Is "Allah" hidden in the ayah frequences in the Koran?

I found a hidden name of Allah while I was experimenting with the numerical part of the Koran's order. The results can been seen in the attached diagram: What have I done? In short, nothing special. ...
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What does "Rasul" means?

Honestly, that's my name, I wonder if there is a depth meaning of it. I am also curios if there is a relation of my name to GOD or a prophet. Please tell me.
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Did Allah choose the names of Surahs? (Or Prophet Muhammad(s) chose their names?) [duplicate]

As you are aware, each Surah has its specific name. For instance Surahs: Al-Fatiha, Al-Baqara, Al-Imran, An-Nisa and so on. I was wondering if Allah named these Surahs with current names? Or the ...
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Is Taha (طه) a name of Prophet Mohammad (pbuh)?

Is it true that the first aya (verse) of 20th surah (Taha sura) is a name or perhaps a cognomen of our prophet?
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Is it permissible to legally change your first name?

I would like to know whether or not it is permissible in Islam for someone to change their first name (regardless of circumstance)? When I say change, I mean formally as opposed to informally. I do ...
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Is Allah part of Allah's 99 names?

Allah has 99 names but if you include Allah and Ahad that would make 100. So is Allah a part of the 99 names or not? Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) said: 'To God belongs 99 names, 100 minus 1,...
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Using the name of Allah or God in public in non-Muslim countries?

It is very recommended in Islam to start everything with the name of Allah. So starting the letters, books or presentations with name of Allah is very common. But it has been a question for me that is ...
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What is the proof of the names of 4 great angels?

The name of Jibril (also know as "Gabriel" in English) and Mika'il are indeed written in Quran. But the names of Azrael and Israfil are not. How do we know actual names of these angels? Did we Muslims ...
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Islam forbids bad nicknames! What if people keep their own?

Bad nicknames are forbidden in Islam. And do not insult one another and do not call each other by [offensive] nicknames. Wretched is the name of disobedience after [one's] faith. Qur'an 49:11 ...
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