Khadijah - girls name

Khadijah name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 96%

Khadijah name meaning:

The name Khadijah is of Arabic origin and holds significant meaning. It is derived from the Arabic word "khadija," which means "premature child." However, the name Khadijah is more commonly associated with its other meaning, which is "trustworthy" or "faithful."

In Islamic tradition, Khadijah holds a special place as the first wife of the Prophet Muhammad, making her a highly respected figure. She was known for her intelligence, business acumen, and unwavering support for her husband. Khadijah's name symbolizes qualities such as trust, faithfulness, loyalty, and strength. It represents a woman who is reliable, dependable, and steadfast in her commitments.

Naming a girl Khadijah can be seen as a tribute to her qualities and a desire to instill similar virtues in the child. It is believed that a person's name can influence their personality and character. Thus, naming a girl Khadijah may inspire her to embody the virtues associated with the name, becoming a trustworthy, loyal, and faithful individual in her own right.

Origin: Arabic

Muhammad's first wife who the Koran describes as one of four perfect women. (Fatima and Mary and Aisha were the others. ).

Related names

Khadijah , Khadeeja

Other girls names beginning with K


Overall UK ranking: 250 out of 5581

192 recorded births last year

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  • Scotland (1010)

Historical popularity of Khadijah

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