What does Khadija mean?
Khadija /kha-di-ja/ as a girls' name is pronounced kah-DEE-jah. It is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Khadija is "early baby".
Muhammad's first wife, named in the Koran as one of the four perfect women. (The others were Fatima, Mary, and Aisha.) Familiar in modern times due to the character Khadijah on the TV show "Living Single".
Affiliated girl name: Asia.Kreatif forms:
(female) Khadina, Khadira, ..
(male) Khadiki, Khadine, ..
How popular is Khadija?
Khadija is an uncommonly occurring given name for females. Khadija is also an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Presented below is the birth name history of Khadija for girls. Khadija entered the list in 1990 and reached its apex position of #1208 in the U.S. in 1994, and is at #1399 currently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Below is a graphed analysis of the history of Khadija and associated names. Prominent related forms of Khadija (#1399 from current records) are Aisha (#559 from current records), Asia (#806), Fatima (#328), Kadejah, Kadesha, Khadijah (#1845) and Mary (#120). Adoption of these relations of Khadija was at its most widespread 134 years ago (usage of 8.2%) and is now significantly diminished (usage 0.3%, 96.6% less), with versions such as Mary becoming less fashionable. Mary has historically been popular among parents, although Fatima seems to be getting popular too.
Recommended names are Amalija, Daija, Gracija, Kacia, Kadena, Kadi, Kadia, Kadian, Kadie, Kaia▲, Kaija, Kaila▼, Kaira, Kalia, Kalifa, Kalila, Kalina, Kalisa, Kamila▲, Karida, Karima, Karina▼, Karisa, Karita, Kasia, Kasja, Kassja, Katia, Katica, Katina▼, Katiya, Kazia, Khandi, Khandice, Kharissa, Klarika, Klarisa, Klaudia, Klavdiya, Klodia, Lidija, Nadija, Nadja, Shadia, Shadira, Shadiya, Taija, Talija and Vanija. These names tend to be more frequently used than Khadija.