Category: Miscellaneous
Fatwa#: 34013
Asked Country: Pakistan

Answered Date: Sep 11,2015

Title: Baby girl name: Airah


السَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكُمْ وَرَحْمَةُ اللهِ  Mufti sahab can u please kindly suggest whether it is suitable to name a baby girl Airah? Waiting for your reply جَزَاكَ اللهُ خَيْراًًً


In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

It is not suitable to name a baby girl Airah.[1]

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best 

Maaz Chati

Student Darul Iftaa
Blackburn, England, UK

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.






[1] عائرة ذَات عُوّار

تهذيب اللغة (108/3) دار إحياء التراث العربي


عائِرَةٌ سائرةٌ في البلاد تشرد كما يشرد البعير

لسان العرب (237/3) دار صادر


وقصيدةٌ عائرةٌ سائرة والفعل كالفعل والاسم العيارة وفي الحديث أنه كان يمرّ بالتّمرة العائرة فما يمنعه من أخذها إلّا مخافة أن تكون من الصّدقة العائرة السّاقطة لا يعرف لها مالك من عار الفرس إذا انطلق من مربطه مارّا على وجهه ومنه الحديث مثل المنافق مثل الشاة العائرة بين غنمين

لسان العرب (622/4) دار صادر


عائِرَةٌ متردّدةٌ بين قطيعين لا تدري أيّهما تتبع وقد مثّل بها المنافق

تاج العروس (183/13) دار الهداية



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