Is It Permissible to Name a Girl Jibril or Mika’il?

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle


Is it okay to name a girl Jibril or Mika’il?


Dear questioner,

Thank you for your important question.

There is nothing wrong with naming a girl Jibril or Mikal, or any other angel name. [Ibn Hajar al-Haytami, Tuhfat al-Muhtaj]

Please also see:
Is it Permissible to Name Children with Names of Angels?

I pray this helps.
[Shaykh] Farid Dingle
Checked and Approved by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Ustadh Farid Dingle has completed extensive years of study in the sciences of the Arabic language and the various Islamic Sciences. During his studies, he also earned a CIFE Certificate in Islamic Finance. Over the years he has developed a masterful ability to craft lessons that help non-Arabic speakers gain a deep understanding of the language. He currently teaches courses in the Arabic Language