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A Quranic Name for Boys

How to pronounce Rauf

RUn + Ops + sOOn + Fun

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Arabic Spelling (How to write Rauf in Arabic)رَؤُوْف
Quranic Nature
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Directly Mentioned
Alternate spellings of RaufRa'uf Reuph Raouf Raowf Reowf Raoof Ra'oof Reouf Reuf Rauph Rauwf
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Meaning of Rauf

Rauf is a direct Quranic name for boys that means “merciful”, “lenient”, “compassionate”, “gracious”, “kind”. The Quran uses Rauf to describe Himself and Prophet Muhammad ﷺ. Rauf is used 11 times in the Quran

And there is the type of man who gives his life to earn the pleasure of Allah: And Allah is full of kindness to (His) servants. (Quran 2:207)

There has certainly come to you a Messenger from among yourselves. Grievous to him is what you suffer; [he is] concerned over you and to the believers is kind and merciful. (Quran 9:128)


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  1. Anonymous on Thursday 23rd of July 2015 04:46:14 PM

    لَقَدْ جَاءَكُمْ رَسُولٌ مِّنْ أَنفُسِكُمْ عَزِيزٌ عَلَيْهِ مَا عَنِتُّمْ حَرِيصٌ عَلَيْكُم بِالْمُؤْمِنِينَ
    رَءُوفٌ رَّحِيمٌ

    Amir Ahmad

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