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Pronunciation Turkish: [hɑtid͡ʒɛ]
Gender Female
Word/name Arabic
Meaning Early born baby girl
Region of origin Middle East
Other names
Related names Khadija, Khatija, Khatijah, Katijah, Khadeejah, Hatice,[1] Tijah[2]

Hatice (also Hadice, Hatce) is an Arabic-origin Turkish feminine given name and a variant of Khadija.It [3]means Trust worthy, respected and highly respected.[4] And also means early born baby girl.[5]


Notable people with that name include:



  1. ^ Schimmel, Annemarie (1989). Islamic Names. Edinburgh University Press. p. 43. ISBN 0852245637. 
  2. ^ Tham, Seong Chee (1990). A Study of the Evolution of the Malay Language: Social Change and Cognitive Development. NUS Press. p. 85. ISBN 9971691361. 
  3. ^ "Hatice". Turkish Language Association. Retrieved 23 November 2013. 
  4. ^ Rose, Margaret (2006). Baby Names for Dummies. Wiley. ISBN 0470055723. 
  5. ^ "Hatice". Turkish Language Association. Retrieved 23 November 2013.