Sahih Muslim Book 25. On General Behavior

Sahih Muslim Book 25, Hadith Number 5331.

Chapter : Disapproval of giving ugly names and such names as can be treated as ill omens. Jabir b. ‘Abdullah reported: Allah’s Messenger (may peace be upon him) decided to forbid (his followers) to name persons as Ya’la (Elevated), Baraka…

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Sahih Muslim Book 25, Hadith Number 5332.

Chapter : Excellence of changing ugly names to good names. Ibn ‘Umar reported that Allah’s Messenger (may peace be upon him) changed the name of ‘Asiya (Disobedient) and said: You are Jamila (i.e. good and handsome). Ahmad (one of the…

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Sahih Muslim Book 25, Hadith Number 5334.

Chapter : Excellence of changing ugly names to good names. Ibn Abbas reported that the name of Juwairlya (the wife of the Holy Prophet) was Barra (Pious). Allah’s Messenger (may peace be upon him) changed her name to Juwairiya and…

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Sahih Muslim Book 25, Hadith Number 5336.

Chapter : Excellence of changing ugly names to good names. Zainab, daughter of Umm Salama, reported: My name first was Barra. Allah’s Messenger (may peace be upon him) gave me the name of Zainab. Then there entered (into the house…

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Sahih Muslim Book 25, Hadith Number 5337.

Chapter : Excellence of changing ugly names to good names. Muhammad b. ‘Amr b. ‘Ata’ reported: I had given the name Barra to my daughter. Zainab, daughter of Abu Salama, told me that Allah’s’ Messenger (may peace be upon him)…

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