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Gender: Female Meaning of Farida: "unique, precious pearl" Origin of Farida: Arabic

The name Farida is a girl's name of Arabic origin meaning "unique, precious pearl". Farida and is often added to lists like 156 Sparkling Summer Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "ALPHABET Drop 2 Add 1 - Girls".

From the experts:

Farida is a Muslim name more distinctive than the Americanized Farah/Farrah.

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Famous People Named Farida

Farida, Queen of Egypt (born Safinaz Zulficar)
Farida Jalal, Indian actress/comedienne
Farida Khanum, Indian classical singer
(Nutpimon) Farida Waller, Miss Universe Thailand 2012
Farida Nekzad, Afghan journalist

Pop Culture References for the name Farida

Fareedah, Farideh, Fareeda

Farida's International Variations

Faridah (Persian)