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    What Is Gigi Hadid And Zayn Malik’s Baby’s Name And What Is Its Meaning?

    Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik had an on-and-off relationship since 2015. In April 2020, the American model announced that she was expecting. The statement was made along with her then-boyfriend Zayn during an episode of ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon‘. On September 2020, both welcomed their baby daughter into the world. However, her name was not revealed at the time. Four months later, the parents shared the name of their first child.

    In 2021, Zayn entered a no-defense plea to charges of harassment against Gigi’s mother, Yolanda. Zayn was sentenced by a Pennsylvania court. He was given 360 days of probation and had to complete anger management and domestic violence programs. After this Zayn and Gigi’s perfect celebrity relationship ended. Gigi has been recently linked to the Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio.

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    Gigi Hadid And Zayn Malik’s Baby’s Name

    In January 2021, Gigi took to Instagram to reveal the name of her daughter. The model changed her Instagram bio to “khai’s mom…”. From thence many took to find out what the meaning of the name might be. The couple disclosed that the date of the revelation – 12 January 2021 – was special to them. Since the date is a palindrome – 12121 – it meant luck to the parents.

    Zayn too celebrated the new beginning of fatherhood with a post on Instagram. It was a black-and-white picture of the infant holding the finger of her father. He wrote,Our baby girl is here, healthy and beautiful…to try put into words how I am feeling right now would be an impossible task. The love I feel for this tiny human is beyond my understanding. Grateful to know her, proud to call her mine, and thankful for the life we will have together x.”

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    What Does Khai Mean?

    After much searching and seeking by fans, the meaning of Gigi’s daughter’s name was revealed. The name ‘Khai’ is a tribute to Gigi’s grandmother- Khairiah Daher Hadid. She was the Hadid siblings’ grandmother from their father’s side. The Hadids have often shared glimpses of their royal ancestor’s life. Khairiah was a direct descendant of Daher Al Omer, the king of northern Palestine until 1774. Yes, Gigi’s grandmother was a Palestinian princess.

    Bella, Gigi’s sister’s middle name is also Khair. So it seems fitting that the new Hadid shall also carry the regal name. Gigi shares adorable pictures of her daughter on Instagram. And we may be confident that she might too carry the beauty gene from her family. Khai turned one last year.

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    Sarah Kandari
    Sarah Kandari
    Sarah Kandari is a cinephile who might have ended up as a couch potato had she not started writing for the entertainment website, First Curiosity. She loves to read with a cup of coffee. You might recognize her as the girl with a pen in her bun that she has forgotten is there. She is currently a Literature major in Delhi University.

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