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What does Rufina mean?

Rufina Pronunciation of Rufina [ru-fi-na] as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Rufina is "red haired". May be used as a feminine form of Rufus.

Associated with: red.


Rufina has 4 variants: Rufeena, Rufeine, Ruffina and Ruphyna.

Creative forms:
(female) Rufiba, Rufita, ..

(male) Rufinar, Rufiran, ..

Middle name pairings:
Rufina Anika (R.A.), ..

How popular is Rufina?

Rufina is a very popular first name for women (#2025 out of 4276, Top 47%) but a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Rufina entered the list in 1920-1929 and reached its highest rank of #1733 in the U.S. in the 1920s, but is not in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Auina, Eugina, Hugina, Julina, Lucina, Lumina, Luvina, Raina, Ravena, Ravina, Ravinia, Ravinna, Regina, Reina, Reubena, Reubina (see Rubena), Rexina, Rina, Robena, Robin, Robina, Robine, Robinia, Robyna, Rodina, Romina, Rosina, Rowina, Rozina, Rubena, Rubia, Rubina, Rubine, Rubinia, Rubyna, Ruthina, Ruzena and Rylina. These names tend to be less commonly used than Rufina.

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