Is It Permissible to Name My Baby After an Angel?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas

Question: Assalam aleykum

Is it permissible to name my baby after an angel? (i.e. Jibreel).

Answer: assalamu alaykum

Yes, it is permitted to name your child after an angel. For more see:

Is it Permissible to Name Children with Names of Angels?

[Ustadh] Salman Younas

Checked and approved by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Ustadh Salman Younas graduated from Stony Brook University with a degree in Political Science and Religious Studies. After studying the Islamic sciences online and with local scholars in New York, Ustadh Salman moved to Amman. There he studies Islamic law, legal methodology, belief, hadith methodology, logic, Arabic, and tafsir.

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