Fatwa: # 17408
Category: Character & Morals
Country: Singapore
Date: 11th January 2009

Title

Unanswered

Question

I'm an expectant mother of a baby boy and would like to seek for advice for a meaningful and easy to pronounce name for him.

My husband would like to name him "ZAHEER BIN ZAHID".  Can you please advise if this name "Zaheer" can be used as a standalone name and what is the actual meaning of "Zaheer".

I saw from a few website that there are 2 types of pronouciation for this name, can you please kindly advise me on the correct prounication?

Thank you very much and awaits your kind response.

Best Regards - Jasmine

Answer

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