Khadija name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Girl
Origin: Arabic, African, English and Swahili
Usage: Arabic, Swahili, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish and Finnish
Pronunciation: kah-DEE-jah
Meaning: Born Prematurely, Name of Prophet Muhammads Wife and Premature Child
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What does Khadija mean?

Odd girl name Khadija is used primarily in Swedish, Swahili, Finnish, Norwegian, Arabic and Danish that originated from African, Swahili, Arabic and English, meaning of Khadija is "Born Prematurely, First Wife of the Prophet or Premature Child".

Khadija is equivalent of خديجة, an Arabic Name Meaning Premature Child in Latin language.

How do I pronounce Khadija?

The most common pronunciation of one syllabled Khadija is kah-DEE-jah with emphasis on second DEE syllable. The name can also be pronounced as k-hadija or kha-di-ja.

Variants of Khadija


Names that rhyme with Khadija

How popular is the name Khadija?

A common name in United States with over 3762 new-borns have been given the name since 1965. When at the peak of its usage in 1994, 177 girls were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 1203rd position.

Also, Khadija is a common name in England and Wales given to over 4175 babies in 23 years. Currently the name is hotter than ever, 321 girls were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 167th position.

Also, A common name in France with over 8097 new-borns have been given the name since 1950. Presently the moniker is on a rise, in 2016, the moniker grabbed the 162nd spot and 387 baby girls were given the name.

Khadija is a familiar baby name in Belgium, it has been in use since 1995 and was able to reach the top 200 names. In 2014, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 136 on girl names chart when 76 babies were given the name Khadija.

Over 977 people have been named Khadija in Belgium. Khadija is a unique baby name in Netherlands, during its short term of usage, the name has been to the top 400 names.

In 2015, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 325 on girl names chart when 40 babies were named Khadija. Over 165 babies in Netherlands have been named Khadija.

Khadija is an uncommon baby name in Ireland where it has been in use since 2006 and peaked in 2016 when it ranked 585th.

During its 21 years of usage in Switzerland, it had made up to just the top 600 girl names. However things change on global perspective, Khadija is extremely popular in Morocco where every 1 in 70 have the name as well as in, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nigeria.

Also the baby name is popular in Tanzania, Iraq, Yemen, Syria, Kenya, India, Somalia, Jordan, Lebanon, Tunisia, Libya, Sudan, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Palestine, Oman, Egypt, Kuwait, Algeria and Ethiopia.

According to our evaluation, at least 2030000 people have been bestowed Khadija around the globe.

View more ▾View full list ▾[1] Source: Social Security Administration


Khadija in Nordic countries

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What numerology tells about Khadija?

Try to be more compassionate and humane. There isn't a person you can't charm. If you can buy it with money, it means it's cheap. You are a wise person. You take calculated risks and take your ideas and the ideas of others seriously. You always have the best ideas and persistence to realize each and one of them at work. Having number 11 as your soul urge no symbolizes your wandering nature. You love your freedom and respect other people's freedom too.

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  •  Raima - Meaning of Raima is Pleasing aimed at baby girls is mostly used in Marathi, Malayalam and Arabic

Famous people named Khadija

  • Khadija al-Salami, first Yemeni female film producer and director
  • Khadija Salum Ally Al-Qassmy, Member of Parliament
  • Khadija Gayibova, female Azerbaijani pianist


  1. Social Security Administration,
  2. Office for National Statistics,
  3. Central Statistics Office - An Phríomh-Oifig Staidrimh,
  4. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques,
  5. Sociale Verzekeringsbank,
  6. Office fédéral de la statistique,
  7. Sociale Verzekeringsbank,
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