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Girl Name: Khadija

Name: Khadija
Pronunciation: \k-hadija, kha-di-ja\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: early baby
Origin: Arabic
Related Names: Asia
Sounds Like: Kaatje
Variant forms: Kadeeja, Kadejah, Kadesha, Kadija, Kadisha, Kadiya, Khadijah, Khadiya, Khadyja

Description

Khadija \k-hadija, kha-di-ja\ as a girl's name is pronounced kah-DEE-jah. It is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Khadija is "early baby". Muhammad's first wife, named in the Koran as one of the four perfect women. (The others were Fatima, Mary, and Aisha.) Familiar in modern times due to the character Khadijah on the TV show "Living Single".

Khadija has 9 variant forms: Kadeeja, Kadejah, Kadesha, Kadija, Kadisha, Kadiya, Khadijah, Khadiya and Khadyja.

For more information, see also the related name Asia.

A baby name that sounds like Khadija is Kaatje.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Khadija.

Popularity

Khadija is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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