Mata Khivi Ji was born in 1506 into a Marwaha Khatri family to Devi Chand and Karan Devi in village Sanghar near Amritsar. Devi Chand was a businessman and money lender. She was married to Lehna, a resident of Khadur in 1519 at the age of 13, who went on to become second guru of Sikhs and was named Guru Angad Dev. The couple had four children; two sons Datu and Dasu and two daughters Anokhi and Bibi Amro. According to some sources, couple had three children (omitting Anokhi). Mata Khivi Ji lived for 30 years after her husband's death. She lived to the age of 75.