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Gender Feminine
Usage Arabic
Scripts خديجة(Arabic)
Pronounced Pron. kha-DEE-ja
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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.
VariantsKhadijah, Khadiga
Other Languages & CulturesHadiza(Hausa) Khadijah, Khatijah(Malay) Khadijeh(Persian) Hatice(Turkish)

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