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Name of my son who is almost 4 years old is Ayaan (meaning: Gift of God). Someone was telling me that this name is not good and have negative influence on kids. My question is if its true. And also if any such thing exists as "naam ka bhaari hona". Kindly also tell me the meaning of a name "Aahil". Waslam.
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Dear and beloved brother in Islam, the date of birth of the new-born, or the starting alphabet of the name, or anything else has absolutely no relevance to each othernor do such things or anything else in creation influence the character or destiny of the child.nor should one who sincerely believes in Allah and the Last Day believe in such superstitions..for superstitions have absolutely no basis or place in the perfect and approved deen of Truth, Al-Islam.
A name that is assigned to each person at birth is no more than a sign or element of recognition of that person. Islam guides that the parents choose a good wholesome name for their childthus any name assigned to a new-born which has a good meaning, or implies their servitude to their Lord, or is based upon the name of any pious slave of Allah Subhanah (like His Prophets, or the companions of the Prophets, etc.) are considered acceptable in Islam.
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Name of my son who is almost 4 years old is Ayaan (meaning: Gift of God). Someone was telling me that this name is not good and have negative influence on kids. My question is if its true. And also if any such thing exists as "naam ka bhaari hona".
There is no such thing as "naam ka bhaari hona" in Islam, and Ayaan is an acceptable name.
Kindly also tell me the meaning of a name "Aahil"
"Aahil" means Prince and is an acceptable name in Islam.
Any name which has a good meaning is perfectly acceptable in Islam.
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