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Updated: Jul 11, 2024 | 👁️ 12 Views | 🔊 12 Pronunciations
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Gender: Female

Origin: Arabic

Meaning: Veil

Pronunciation: HI-jab, /ˈhɪˌdʒæb/, HH IH JH AH B

Popularity Rank: #59,903

On this page:

  • 1. Hijab Meaning
  • 2. Hijab Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Hijab
  • 4. Translations of Hijab
  • 5. Hijab Name Popularity
  • 6. Hijab Name Poster
  • 7. Names similar to Hijab

Hijab Meaning

The name Hijab means "screen" or "curtain" in Arabic. It is also used to refer to the headscarf worn by Muslim women as a symbol of modesty and privacy.

Hijab also means "Veil, Daughter of a Scholar from Baghdad, Screen or curtain, also refers to the headscarf worn by Muslim women.".

Hijab is commonly found in Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, Morocco, and 39 more countries.

Hijab Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: HI-jab

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /ˈhɪˌdʒæb/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: HH IH JH AH B

HH: Pronounce as in "he" (HH IY)

IH: Pronounce as in "sit" (S IH T)

JH: Pronounce as in "joke" (JH OW K)

AH: Pronounce as in "but" (B AH T)

B: Pronounce as in "big" (B IH G)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Translations of Hijab

Hijab Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Hijab is recorded 472 times globally, ranking it as the 59,903th most common name worldwide.

Hijab is most prevalent in Saudi Arabia, with 106 occurrences, making it the 19,411th most popular name in the country.

In Morocco, the name Hijab is found among 1 in every 16453 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Hijab Popularity by Country

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Saudi Arabia#19,4111 : 27,285
Malaysia#11,2151 : 22,880
Morocco#11,7241 : 16,453
United Arab Emirates#18,5121 : 34,315
United States of America#44,3741 : 67,004

List of countries the name Hijab is rarely found

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