Names of the Week
Fact of the Week
The fortune cookie was invented in San Francisco.  More

Rachid Meaning


Quick Facts







No. Of Syllables:


No. Of Letters:


Origin & Meaning

The name Rachid is of African Swahili origin.

The meaning of Rachid is "righteous".  


In the U.S. in 2014 less than 5 girls were given the name.  It ranked 11707 in popular baby names for boys with 6 occurrences. 

View the Rachid Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Rachid has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Rachid to other names.


What will your new little Rachid be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Children named Rachid are often aggravating and artistic but most of all they are  read more >>

Related Names

Rachid is a form of the name Rashida.

Other Tidbits

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Rachid in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Rachid.

Just for fun, see the name Rachid in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Rachid in Nautical Flags page.

Names Like This

African names encompass a variety of cultures, religions and languages.

Most people in North Africa are of the Muslim faith and therefore tend to use Muslim, Arabic names when naming their children. Central and South Africa maintain the influence of Western culture and frequently use European names when naming their children.

Traditional African names often reflect the order, time, or season of the child's birth. For example born on a given day or at a certain time, first born or second born. The name may also represent circumstances, for example, born while father was away. It is also common for given names to be vocabulary words from the local language.