Khadeeja - girls name

Khadeeja name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 55%

Khadeeja name meaning:

The name Khadeeja is of Arabic origin and holds great significance in Islamic culture. It is derived from the Arabic word "khadija," which means "premature daughter." However, the name is most commonly associated with the first wife of the Prophet Muhammad, Khadija bint Khuwaylid. She was a prominent figure in Islamic history, known for her wisdom, wealth, and unwavering support for her husband during the early years of Islam.

The name Khadeeja carries connotations of strength, intelligence, and loyalty. It symbolizes a woman who is strong-willed, independent, and capable of making her own decisions. It represents a person who is dedicated to her beliefs, family, and community. The name Khadeeja is often given to girls with the hope that they will embody the admirable qualities of the Prophet Muhammad's wife.

In summary, the name Khadeeja is a powerful and meaningful name for a girl. It honors a historical figure known for her strength and support of Islam. Naming a girl Khadeeja reflects the desire for her to possess similar qualities of wisdom, resilience, and loyalty.

Origin: Arabic

Variant of Khadijah: Premature daughter. First wife of Prophet Muhammad.

Related names

Khadijah , Khadeeja

Other girls names beginning with K


Overall UK ranking: 2499 out of 5581

10 recorded births last year

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  • Scotland (1010)

Historical popularity of Khadeeja

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