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Khadijah is an Arabic baby girl’s name that means “premature child”. Khadijah was popular in the mid-1990s. Khadijah was the name of the first wife of the Islamic prophet Muhammad. It was also the name of Queen Latifah’s character in the 90s sitcom “Living Single”.

Meaning of the name Khadijah:

Arabic: premature child

Origin of the name Khadijah:

Khadijah is a baby girl’s name of Arabic origin. Khadijah is a variant of Kadida and means “premature child”.

Symbolism of the name Khadijah:

Khadijah means “premature child”. All children are precious. A premature child is one that is born early and often at risk for health complications. This acknowledges the struggles that the child may face.

Baby name Khadijah

Style of the name Khadijah:


Gender of the name Khadijah:

Khadijah is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Khadijah:


Number of syllables in the name Khadijah:


Emotion evoked from the name Khadijah:

Khadijah evokes feelings of compassion and beauty.

Alternative spellings for the name Khadijah:

Khadija, Khadiga, Khatijah

Nicknames for the name Khadijah:

  • Khady
  • Khad
  • Dijah
  • Di
  • Jay
  • Khay

Popularity of the name Khadijah:

According to the Social Security Administration, Khadijah is a popular baby girl’s name. Khadijah was in the top 1000 baby names from 1993 to 1997 and peaked at #184 in 1994.

Related names for the name Khadijah:

Great middle names for the name Khadijah and their meanings:

  • Leila (night)
  • Delilah (delicate)
  • Sahira (desert)
  • Mira (admirable, peace, female ruler, ocean)
  • Lena (bright, beautiful)
  • Alma (nurturing, soul)
  • Thea (goddess, godly)
  • Sunya (wisdom)
  • Samira (companion in evening conversation)

Famous people with the name Khadijah:

  • Khadijah bint Khuwaylid (wife of the prophet Muhammad)
  • Khadijah (Sultana of the Maldives)
  • Khadijah Shaye Haqq (American actress)
  • Khadijah Whittington (American pro basketball player)
  • Khadijah Farrakhan American civil rights activist)

Khadijah in popular culture:

  • Khadijah James (television, “Living Single”)
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