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Gender: Male Meaning of Haji: "born during the pilgrimage to Mecca" Origin of Haji: Swahili

The name Haji is a boy's name of Swahili origin meaning "born during the pilgrimage to Mecca". Haji and is often added to lists like Boy Names from Africa and discussed in our forums with posts like "Release the 20 T.I.G.E.R.S. -- the anti-elimination game! (BOYS)".

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A name appropriate for boys born during the hajj, the pilgrimage to Mecca every Muslim is expected to make once in his lifetime.

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