Name Mirza Haroon Ahmad

Shortened Question:

Is the name Mirza Haroon Ahmad a good name for my son?


I would like to name my son Mirza Haroon Ahmad. Can you give me the correct spelling, pronunciation and the meaning of each name?


In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

The name Mirza is derived from the Persian word Amirzade which means child of the Amir (Child of the leader) (Wikipedia).[1] The correct pronunciation is mirr – zah.


The name Haaroon means chief; protector; guard. It was the name given to one of the prophets of Allah.

(Names for Muslim Children – Moulana Ahmad Mohammad Hathurani;page 87).  The correct pronunciation is Haa-roon.

The name Ahmad means the praised one; one worthy of praise; one who praises Allah abundantly. This was one of the names of Rasulullah Salallahu Alaihi wa Salam. (Ibid – page 23). The correct pronunciation is ah – mad


The name Mirza Haaroon Ahmad is a good name to keep.


And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Mufti Saeed Ahmed Golaub

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