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A Quranic Name for Boys

Meaning: Kind, Compassionate and Tenderhearted

Rayf is variant of Raif and has the exact same meaning and pronunciation (see below for full meaning). You can use either Rayf or Raif, both are correct and acceptable. If you like this variant more and you'd like to pronounce it the way it is spelled (different than the original name), this is perfectly acceptable. For more details please see the main entry at: Raif.

Full Meaning of Rayf

Rayf is an indirect Quranic name for boys that means “kind”, “compassionate”, “softhearted”. It is derived from the R-Hamz-F Quranic root which is used in a number of places in the Quran.

Do you not see, how God has subjected everything on the earth to you, and the ships that sail on the sea by His command. He holds back the sky from falling down on the earth, except with His permission. God is most compassionate and most merciful to mankind. (Quran 22:65)

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