Khadija - girls name

Khadija name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 97%

Khadija name meaning:

The name Khadija is of Arabic origin and holds great historical and cultural significance. It is commonly given to girls in Muslim communities. Khadija means "premature child" or "born prematurely" in Arabic. The name carries a sense of uniqueness and strength, as it is associated with the first wife of the Islamic prophet Muhammad.

Khadija bint Khuwaylid, as she is historically known, was a successful businesswoman and a pillar of support for Muhammad. She played a vital role in the early days of Islam, providing financial stability and emotional support to the Prophet. Khadija's name represents qualities such as resilience, independence, and determination. It symbolizes a woman of substance who is capable of achieving great things despite any obstacles she may face.

Today, the name Khadija is a reminder of the importance of strong and influential women throughout history. It is a name that encourages girls to embrace their identities, to be confident, and to strive for success in all aspects of their lives.


Related names

Khadija , Khadeeja

Other girls names beginning with K


Overall UK ranking: 193 out of 5581

268 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (485)

Historical popularity of Khadija

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