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(1) My name is Arif and I write my name some time MD Arif & some time Mohammad Arif.
(2) Please suggest me the meaning of Arif. What is proper way of writing MD Arif/Mohammad Arif or any other way?
(3) Also suggest me a good title with a good meaning.

Answer : 47276

Published on: Sep 4, 2013

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

(Fatwa; 1376/1049/H=10/1434)

(1) You should write complete name i.e. Muhammad Aarif.
(2) Aarif means: one who recognizes, and in Islamic terminology it means one who has got the cognizance of Allah and acts upon Shariah in all matters and had high morals.
(3) You can take ‘Hassan’ as your title.

Allah knows Best!

Darul Ifta,
Darul Uloom Deoband

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