Given Name KHADIJA

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: Arabic, Malay
OTHER SCRIPTS: خديجة (Arabic)

Meaning & History

Means "premature child" in Arabic. This was the name of the Prophet Muhammad's first wife and the mother of all of his children. She was a wealthy merchant and a widow when they married in the year 595. Muhammad received his first revelation 15 years after their marriage, and she was the first person to convert to Islam.

Categories

Moroccan royal family, wives of Muhammad
VARIANTS: Khatijah (Arabic), Khadiga (Arabic (Egyptian))
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Khadijeh (Persian), Hatice (Turkish)
  England and Wales
2015
  France
2015
  Italy
2015
  Netherlands
2016