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What does Raqiya mean?

Meaning of the name RaqiyaRukiya

[ syll. ra-qi-ya, raq-iya ] The baby girl name Raqiya is pronounced as RAEKIYYAH †. Raqiya's origin, as well as its use, is in the Arabic language. The name Raqiya means ascending.

The name Rukiya (African, Arabic, and Swahili) is a variation of Raqiya.

See also the related category arabic.

Raqiya is not popular as a baby girl name. It is listed outside of the top 1000.

Baby names that sound like Raqiya include Raqiyah (Arabic), Ra'eesa, Ra'isa, Ragi, Rahea, Raika, Raikah, Raiko, Raisa (English, Russian, and Yiddish), Raizi, Rajiha (Arabic), Rajiya (Arabic), Rakelle (Scandinavian), Rashia, Rasia, Rasiah, Rasika (Indian), Rayelle, Razia (Arabic), and Raziah (Hebrew).

† approx English pronunciation for Raqiya: R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"


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