Naming a child after one's late father

Q: Allah Ta'ala blessed me with a son after two decades of my marriage. My late father's name was Muhammad Hasan. I want to keep my son's name Muhammad Hasan. Is it permissible?

A: Yes.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)