Keeping a girls name Malik

Q: Is it appropriate for a girl to have the name Malik? I am aware that Malik is commonly used for boys. I have a relative who's name is Malik. She told me that her family named her Malik for Queen.

A: This is not appropriate.

And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)