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What does Rasheed mean?

Rasheed Pronunciation of Rasheed [rasheed] as a name for boys has its root in Arabic, and the name Rasheed means "rightly guided". Rasheed is an alternate spelling of Rashid (Arabic): Rashida is used for girls.

Associated with: arabic.


Rasheed has 1 variant: Rasheyd.

1 more different relation via Rashid: Rasheid.

Creative forms:
(male) Rosheed, Rusheed, ..


Middle name pairings:
Rasheed Nathan (R.N.), ..

How popular is Rasheed?

Rasheed is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#13584 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Rasheed was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its peak position of #719 in the U.S. in 1995, but is not ranked currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Rashid is the only other popular varying form of Rasheed appearing in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Rasheid, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Rasheed was well-received among parents 2 decades ago, but now, the form Rasheed has become less trendy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rasheed, Rashid in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Rasheed is pronounced similarly to Rashaad, Rashad and Rashod. Other recommended names are Fahed, Fareed, Hameed, Hasheem, Majeed, Naveed, Rabee, Radferd, Radlee, Rafee, Raheem, Rahiem, Ranjeet, Raphael, Rashae, Rashane, Rashaun, Rashawn, Ravee, Reed, Richerd (see Richard), Rislee (see Risley), Ritsherd (see Richard), Saeed, Sayeed, Waleed and Yazeed. These names tend to be more commonly used than Rasheed.