Name: Khalifa

Origin and Meaning of the Name Khalifa

  • Meaning:
    Steward, leader
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (KHAH leef ah); (khah LEEF ah)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Khalifa)
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Miscellaneous Info for Khalifa

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  • Used in:
    Arabic speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    The English term "caliph" is derived from the Arabic word "khalifa." Historically, a caliph was the leader of the Islamic "ummah," or global community of Muslims.

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