Khadija, Khadeeja or Khadijah (Arabic: خديجة, romanized: Khadīja) is an Arabic feminine given name, the name of Khadija bint Khuwaylid, first wife of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad. Khadija is one of the three most popular Arabic female names in the Muslim world, Together with Fatima, and Aisha. Hatice is the Turkish equivalent.
Egyptian Arabic: [xæˈdiːɡɑ]
|Word/name||From Khadija bint Khuwaylid, first wife of Muhammad|
|Meaning||Early Baby Girl|
|Region of origin||Arabia|
|Related names||Khadijah, Khadeeja, Khatija, Khatijah, Katijah, Khadeejah, Hadja, Hadia, Hatice, Tijah|
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Other notable people with the name Khadija include:
- Khadija Abbouda, Moroccan athlete
- Khadija Ahrari, Afghan politician
- Khadija al-Salami, Yemeni film producer
- Khadija Amin, Bangladesh Nationalist Party politician and Member of Parliament
- Khadija Arib, Dutch politician
- Khadijah Farrakhan, wife of Louis Farrakhan
- Khadijah Hashim, Malaysian journalist and teacher
- Khadija Ismayilova, Azerbaijani journalist
- Khadija Mumtaz, Malayalam-language writer
- Khadija Qalanjo, Somali singer and dancer
- Khadija Salum Ally Al-Qassmy, Tanzanian politician
- Khadijah Whittington, American basketball
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- Schimmel, Annemarie (1989). Islamic Names. Edinburgh University Press. p. 43. ISBN 0852245637.
- Tham, Seong Chee (1990). A Study of the Evolution of the Malay Language: Social Change and Cognitive Development. NUS Press. p. 85. ISBN 9971691361.
- Arquilevich, Gabriel (1995). World Religions. Teacher Created Resources. p. 115. ISBN 1557346240.
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