Rabia Origin and Meaning

The name Rabia is a girl's name of Arabic origin meaning "spring".

Thought to be one of the ten angels who accompanies the sun on its daily course: a lovely image redolent of mythology. If you're looking for names that mean new beginnings, this makes an unusual and evocative choice.

As an anglicized spelling of Raabi'a, it means "fourth", as in the saint and mystic Rabia of Basra.

Rabia Popularity

Famous People Named Rabia

  • Saint Rabia of BasraIraqi mystic and virgin
  • Rabia BalkhiPersian poet
  • Rabia Özden KazanTurkish journalist and activist

Rabia in Pop Culture

  • Means both 'wrath' and 'rabies' in Spanish.