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What does Rashid mean?

Rashid [ra-shid] as a boys' name is pronounced rah-SHEED. It is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Rashid is "rightly guided". Rashida is used for girls.

Associated with: arabic.


Rashid has 3 variants: Rasheed, Rasheid and Rasheyd.

Rashid has 1 feminine form: Rashida.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Roshid, Rushid, ..

(female) Rashidni, Rashidra, ..

How popular is Rashid?

Rashid is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#7152 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Charted below is the baby name popularity of Rashid for boys. Rashid entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its highest rank of #1326 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)

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

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

Below is a charted comparison of the usage of the boy name Rashid and corresponding names. Rasheed is the only other prominent varying form of Rashid. These relations of Rashid were favored as baby names in 1995 (average #1158), but now, the version Rasheed has become somewhat dated.

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

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

Similar Names

Rashid is pronounced similarly to Rashaad, Rashad and Rashod. Other suggested similar names are David, Farid, Hamid, Hashim, Jarid, Jarrid, Majid, Nagid, Navid, Rabbi, Rabbie, Rabi, Racham, Rachim, Rad, Raffi, Rafi, Rafik, Rafiq, Raham, Rahiem, Rahim, Rahm, Rai, Rain, Rajiv, Rami, Ramond, Ramzi, Ranald, Rand, Randi, Randie, Ranjit, Rankin, Ras, Rashae, Rashane, Rashaun, Rashawn, Rasmus, Rastus, Ravi, Rayvin, Reid, Richie, Rishon, Roshan, Roslin, Rush, Rushkin, Rustin, Said, Saiyid, Sayid, Tavid, Walid and Yazid. These names tend to be more frequently used than Rashid.