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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
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From Italian ruffiano, roffia (“dirt”), from hrŭf (“eschar, crust”). Cognate with Icelandic hrufla (“to scratch”), English ruffle.

  1. ruffian (scoundrel, rascal)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Rufian

Gabriel was born on February 8th, 1982 in Barcelona, Spain.


Fun Facts about the name Rufian

  • When was the first name Rufian first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Rufian is Tuesday, January 17th, 1928.
  • How unique is the name Rufian? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Rufian. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Rufian: Your name in reverse order is Naifur. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ufarni. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Rufian born Aug 7, 1972

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Africa approximately on 1425. Your profession was farmer, weaver, and tailor.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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