Fatwaa ID: 374
Aslm respected mufti saheb
What is the meaning of the name khadija
In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.
The word khadeejah means premature and deficient. However, the Arabs and Muslims have used this as an honorable name for females. This was the name of the first wife of Nabi (S). It is permissible to name one’s daughter with this.
And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York
06/20/1444 AH – 01/13/2023 CE | AML3-3141
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