Keeping a child's name "Yathrib"

Q: If someone named his child "Yathrib" Is it permissible??

A: The name of Madeenah was changed from Yathrib to Madeenah. A name that has been changed is not a good name.

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

 

Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

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