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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.
Other Languages & CulturesHadiza(Hausa) Khadijah, Khatijah(Malay) Khadijeh(Persian) Hatice(Turkish)


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