Category Archives: New Muslims

Does a person who becomes Muslim have to change his name?


Shaykh ‘Abd al-‘Azeez ibn Baaz (rahimahullaah) was asked: Does a person who becomes Muslim have to change his name like George or Joseph etc? He replied: He does not have to change his name unless it is a name that … Continue reading

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Being Dutiful to non-Muslim Parents


Allaah blessed me to embrace the true religion of Islaam at the hands of some Shaykhs, and I therefore changed my name from ‘Abdus Saleeb’ (servant of the cross) to ‘Abdullaah. This did not please my father who then ordered … Continue reading

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