the privilege to name the child

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Question


We, the parents named our newborn baby, but the grandparents objected as they were not given the privilege to name the child. Did we do wrong?

Answer

Muhtaram / Muhtaramah

 

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

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


The parents have the right to name their child. It is incorrect for the grandparents to become offended for not having the choice of naming their grandchild.

 

And Allah knows best

Wassalam

Darul Iftaa, Madrassah In’aamiyyah


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