First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Rifat

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Alt. Meaning

R is for relax, you know how!

I is for important, the search for all parts of life that are

F is for festive, the youth of your spirit.

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

T is for treasure, of your friendship.

Notable Persons Named Rifat

Rifat Zhemaletdinov is a soccer player for the FC Lokomotiv Moscow. Rifat was born on September 20th, 1996.


Rifat Shaykhutdinov is an office holder. Rifat was given the name Rifat Gabdulkhakovich Shaykhutdinov on December 23rd, 1963 in Okha.


Rifat was born in 1953.


Rifat was born in 1926 in Baghdad.


Rifat was born on July 11th, 1950.


Rıfat Ilgaz was a humour author, teacher, and poet. Rıfat was born on May 7th, 1911 in Cide. They breathed their last breath on July 7th, 1993.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Rifat

Halil Rifat was a Mutasarrıf of Vidin, Governor of Sivas Vilayet, Governor of Aidin Vilayet, Governor of Manastir Vilayet, MutasarrıfofVidin, Governor ofSivas Vilayet, Governor ofAidin Vilayet, Governor ofManastir Vilayet, Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire, and List of Ot. Halil was born in Serres, Sanjak of Serres, Salonica Vilayet, Ottoman Empire. He breathed his last breath on November 9th, 1901.


Muhammad was born in 1882. He passed away on May 14th, 1950.


Claude was born on March 1st, 1952. He passed away on July 31st, 2002.


Ahmet Rifat is a sports team member for the Wingate & Finchley F.C.


Fun Facts about the name Rifat

  • How Popular is the name Rifat? Rifat is the 45,453rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Rifat have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 56 babies born with the first name Rifat in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Rifat? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1993 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Rifat first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rifat is Saturday, March 21st, 1885.
  • What year had the most people named Rifat born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rifat was in 1999 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Rifat: Your name in reverse order is Tafir. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tairf. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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