[ 2 syll. ra-fiq, raf-iq ] The baby boy name Rafiq is pronounced as Raa-FIY-K †. Rafiq is an Arabic and Indian name of Arabic origin. The name is of the meaning friend, companion; gentle, kind. The name Rafiqa (Arabic) is the female equivalent of Rafiq.
Rafiq has 13 variants that are used in English and other languages. Variants used in English include Raafiq, Rafeak, Rafeaq, Rafee, Rafeek, Rafic, Rafique, Rafyk, and Rafyq.
Rafeeq (Arabic), Rafi (Arabic), Rafik (Arabic), and Rafiki (African and Swahili) are foreign variants of Rafiq.
See also the related categories, companion (brother), gentle (quiet), and arabic.
Rafiq is rarely used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.
Baby names that sound like Rafiq include Raafiq, Rafeeq, Rafik, Rafique, Rabah, Rafeak, Rafeaq, Rafic, Rafyk, Rafyq, Rayfus, Rebbe, Rubeus, Ruffis, Ruffus, Rufus, Rabea, Rabeah, Rafea, and Rafeek.
† English pronunciation for Rafiq: R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)"