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What does Rashida mean?

Rashida Pronunciation of Rashida [rashi-da] as a girls' name is pronounced ra-SHEE-dah. It is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Rashida is "rightly guided". Feminine of Rashid.

Associated with: arabic.


Rashida has 6 variants: Rasheda, Rasheeda, Rasheedah, Rasheida, Rashidah and Rashyda.

Rashida has 1 masculine form: Rashid.

Creative forms:
(female) Rashina, Roshida, ..

(male) Rashiro, Rashito, ..

Middle name pairings:
Rashida Ezra (R.E.), ..

How popular is Rashida?

Rashida is a very popular first name for women (#1908 out of 4276, Top 45%) but a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Shown below is the birth name history of Rashida for girls. Rashida was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its highest rank of #1016 in the U.S. then, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rashida name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Rashida outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. The only other popular varying form of Rashida listed in the Top 2000 is Rasheeda. These forms of Rashida were favored as birth names in 1990 (usage of 0.01%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rashida, Rasheeda in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Rashida and related baby names outside U.S.