Name and sunnah when a child is born

Question ID: 26305

Asalamulaikum Mufti Sahab,

1) I want to name my son “Ehan” of which the arabic meaning is “Full Moon”. Is it ok?

2) What are the sunnah to perform when the child is born?

Please reply soon

Jazak ALLAH Khair.


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Asked on April 9, 2014 7:44 pm
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1) Yes.

2.1) To call out the Adhaan in the right ear and Iqamah in the left.

2.2) To shave the child's head, weigh the hair and give it's weights value in silver as charity on the 7th day.

2.3) To make Aqeeqah on the 7th day.

2.4) To name the child on the 7th day.

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