Rashid

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Gender: Male Meaning of Rashid: "righteous, rightly advised" Origin of Rashid: Arabic

The name Rashid is a boy's name of Arabic origin meaning "righteous, rightly advised". Rashid and is often added to user-created lists like Different Kind of Boys' Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "If You Had a Baby Tomorrow...".

From the experts:

This is a widely used Arabic choice — but Rashad is more popular here. Actress Rashida Jones represents the feminine version.

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Famous People Named Rashid

Rashid al-Din, adviser to the Il-khan ruler Ghazan
Rashid Abdul Hamid Karami, eight-time Prime Minister of Lebanon
Rashid Ali al-Gaylani, 13th, 21st, and 23rd Prime Minister of Iraq
Rashid-al-Din Hamadani, Persian statesman
Rashid Ismail Khalidi, Palestinian-Lebanese American historian
Rashid Behbudov, Azerbaijani pop singer
Al-Rashid, Sultan of Morocco
Rashid Ramzi, Moroccan Olympic runner
Lonnie Rashid Lynn Jr., aka Common, American rapper

Pop Culture References for the name Rashid

Rashied, Rasheid, Rashidi, Rashieda, Raushaid, Rasheyd, Rasheed