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Gender: Male Pronunciation: rah-FEEK Meaning of Rafiq: "friend, companion, gentle, kind" Origin of Rafiq: Arabic

The name Rafiq is a boy's name of Arabic origin meaning "friend, companion, gentle, kind". Rafiq and is often added to lists like Cool Boy Names From Around the World and discussed in our forums with posts like "Harry Potter House Sorting Name Game".

From the experts:

Confident Middle Eastern choice. Children will relate to the Rafiki form via the wise guru in Disney's "The Lion King."

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Famous People Named Rafiq

Rafik Schami is a Syrian author, storyteller and critic.

Pop Culture References for the name Rafiq

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