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A Non-Quranic Name for Boys and Girls

How to pronounce Khuzaimah

KHartoum + pUt + Zero + pAY + MUst

Each block is a syllable. Thick black border indicates stress/emphasis. Other pronunciations are acceptable.
Original Spellingخُزَيْمَة
How to write Khuzaimah in the original language, such as Arabic or Persian
Alternate spellings of KhuzaimahKhuzaima Khuzayma Khuzaymah Khozaima Khozayma
All of the above spellings are acceptable for this name. You may also create your own spelling.

This is NOT a Quranic name, but Muslims can use it since it has a good or neutral meaning.

Meaning of Khuzaimah

Khuzaimah is an Arabic name for boys and girls that refers to a type of tree known as the “Gabal Elba dragon tree” in English (scientific name Dracaena ombet). It is the name of many companions of the Prophet, peace and blessings of Allah upon him and his companions, such as Khuzaimah bin Aws, Khuzaimah bin al-Harith, Khuzaimah bin Thabit and Khuzaimah bin Aasim. There is also a Sahabiyyah (female companion) whose name is Khuzaimah bint Jahim.

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Reader Comments:

  1. on Tuesday 6th of January 2015 04:35:31 PM

    Kindly correct your site as khuzaima is just a male/boy’s name.if you need i could provide your staff with fatwa of various international muftee.kindly correct your statement above.KHUZAIMA is ONLY a boy’s name.jazakAllah khair

  2. on Tuesday 6th of January 2015 07:51:54 PM

    @1: As mentioned above, there is a female companion of the Prophet (Sahabiyyah) whose name is Khuzaimah, therefore your claim is incorrect. The Prophet, peace and blessings of Allah upon him, would change any name that he found inappropriate, but since he didn’t change the Sahabiyyah Khuzaimah’s name, it shows that it is an acceptable name for girls.

    If you can provide a fatwa from a respected source, we will be happy to look at it insha’Allah.

  3. on Sunday 11th of January 2015 06:13:45 PM

    I don’t get exact meaning of this name , please mentioned exact meaning for me.

  4. on Sunday 11th of January 2015 07:36:09 PM

    @4: Khuzaimah is the name of a tree. The tree is known as “Gabal Elba dragon tree” in English.

  5. on Thursday 18th of February 2016 04:37:31 PM

    Hafiz ibn hajar asqalani rta has mentioned in his book al asaba fi tamaiyyaz az sahaba (encyclopedia of the companions) the name of khuzaymah bint jahm (Female companion) through abu umar.So its both boy and girl name.

  6. on Friday 22nd of July 2016 12:33:36 PM

    The name khuzaima has Arabic root of الخُزام which means lavender

  7. on Saturday 14th of July 2018 10:49:25 PM

    Kindly post its literl meaning, i searched many dictionaries but not found

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