Kaija name meaning

✍  Updated on: March 4th, 2023
Gender: Girl
Origin: Old High German, Hebrew, Old Norse and Native-American-Hopi
Usage: German, Low German, Nordic, Hebrew, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: ka(i)-ja
Meaning: Kai, Life and Pure
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What does Kaija mean?

Odd girl name Kaija is primarily used in Danish, German, Low German, Nordic, Norwegian, Finnish, Hebrew and Swedish which originated from American-Hopi, Old High German, Native, Old Norse and Hebrew, meaning of Kaija is "Kai, Life or Pure".

Kaija is a version of prevalent Chaya. Odd Chaya came from Hebrew, meaning of Chaya is "Alive, Shadow and Life". Kaija is variant form of illustrous Kaja. Kaja is variation of frequently used Kai.

Also Kaja is variant form of acclaimed Kaya. Kaja is also variant form of acclaimed Kajsa. Kaja is a short version of Katharina. Kaja is feminine of Kai. Unconventional Old High German and Old Norse Kaja, meaning of Kaja is "Kai and Katha=Hen Chicken".

Kaija is variant of admired Kaya. Kaya is diminutive of Katharina. Kaya is effeminate variation of Kai. Meaning of Kaya is Body, Everyone Love her and Elder Sister has origin in African-Zulu, American-Hopi and Turkish.

Kaija is shortened form of Katharina. Katharina is variant form of admired Karine. Katharina is derived from Catherine. Katharina means Torture and Each of the Two has origin in Old Greek.

Kaija is effeminate variant of Chaim. Chaim is equivalent of Chayim in English and Hebrew languages. Also Chaim is equivalent of חַיִּים, a Hebrew Name Meaning Life in Latin language. Curious Hebrew Chaim, meaning of Chaim is "Life".

Kaija is feminine variation of Kai. Kai is variation of The Frisian Name Kaimbe = Warrior. Also Kai is variation of The Latin Name Caius. Kai is also form of new-fangled Kajetan.

Kai is also form of Kaganher. Kai is Frisian equivalent of Gerhard 1B) a Frisian Shrtvrnt of Nikolaus 1C) a Frisian Shrtvrnt of Cornelis 1D) Frisian Kaye Related to the Old Norse Word Kaða = Hen, Chicken.

Also Kai is Celtic equivalent of Caius. Unwonted Kai has its origin in Old Norse and Nordic, Kai means "Quarrel and Katharina".

How is Kaija seen as a baby name?

Kaija is a popular baby girl name that is of Finnish origin. The meaning of Kaija is "pure; life" and this reflects the idea of a fresh, new start in life for the little bundle joy.

Parents are drawn to the sweet sounding name which is easy to pronounce regardless of language or culture. It has become increasingly popular in recent years for its unique sound, strength and meaningful message behind it.

It's a great choice for parents who want to give their little girl a special name that will stand out from the crowd.

How do I pronounce Kaija?

Two syllabled Kaija is most commonly pronounced as ka(i)-ja.

Variants of Kaija

Kaijah, Chaya, Kaja, Kaya, Chaia, Kai, Kajsa, Caja, Kaea

Names that rhyme with Kaija

How popular is the name Kaija?

Kaija is a unique baby name in United States, it has been in use since 1967 and was able to reach the top 3000 names. In 2001, it ranked 2961st when 49 girls were named Kaija.

Over 899 babies in United States have been named Kaija. But Kaija is a popular baby name in Finland where every 1 in 400 have the name. At least, 10000 people globally have been given the name as per our evaluation.

YearRankBirths
2018621119
2017648518
2016431533
2015694917
2014669118
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Facts

Kaija in Nordic countries

CountriesMenWomen
First NameSecondary NameFirst NameSecondary Name
Netherlands50175
Finland00018655
Sweden50417155
Norway502252
Denmark50110

Numerological aspects of Kaija

Stress hates your guts. You don't care about how others see you as long as you are feeling good about yourself. You are always preoccupied with other people's problems because they know you are compassionate and ready to help at any time. You are all about fun, adventure, excitement, change, and adventure. You are a hard candy when it comes to romantic relationships. You are probably gifted with great physical and spiritual energy that you use to help people.

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Famous people named Kaija

  • Kaija Siren, Finnish architect married to another Finnish architect
  • Kaija Saariaho, Finnish composer based in Paris, France
  • Kaija Mustonen, former speed skater from Finland
  • Kaija Koo, Finnish singer

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