Khadija
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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.
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Moroccan royal family, wives of Muhammad
Related Names
VARIANTS: Khatijah (Arabic), Khadiga (Arabic (Egyptian))
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Khadijeh (Persian), Hatice (Turkish)
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England and Wales  ranked #186 
France  ranked #180 
Italy  ranked #183 
Netherlands  ranked #387