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A Quranic Name for Girls

Short meaning of RufaidahHelper and Supporter
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How to pronounce Rufaidah

Run + pUt + Fun + prAY + DUst

Each block is a syllable. Thick black border indicates stress/emphasis. Other pronunciations are acceptable.
Arabic Spelling (How to write Rufaidah in Arabic)رُفَيْدَة
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Meaning of Rufaidah

Rufaidah is an indirect Quranic name for girls that means “little helper”, “little supporter”. Rufaidah is derived from the R-F-D root which is used in the Quran. It is the name of a sahabiyyah (female peer of the Prophet, peace and blessings of Allah upon him and his companions), whose full name is Rufaidah al-Ansariyyah and who is famous for acting as a nurse during Islamic battles by providing care for the wounded fighters.

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Reader Comments:

  1. on Sunday 2nd of October 2016 06:24:31 AM

    Rufaida bint Saad the first Nurse before Florence nightingale

  2. on Sunday 19th of February 2017 12:32:25 PM

    can i select the name Rufaid for boy is it right .

  3. on Sunday 5th of May 2019 12:46:53 PM

    Rufaida is the name of sahabiya that lady is a nurse

  4. on Friday 19th of July 2019 06:33:32 AM

    She was also among the first people to convert to islam in Madina. She was a surgeon too and tought the two wives of our prophet (Khadija and Aisha) medication

  5. on Wednesday 21st of August 2019 07:00:53 PM


  6. on Tuesday 17th of November 2020 10:40:50 AM

    Alhamdulillah, what a wonderful and energetic name.

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