Changing a Name

Q: If someone has to change a name how do they go about doing that?

A. If a name has to be changed, then just start calling the child by the new name. There is no formal way of doing it. The Adhaan, Aqeeqah, etc. does not have to be repeated.

Moulana Yusuf Laher
Checked by: Mufti Siraj Desai