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 Rukiya

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, the name Rukiya is of Arabic origin and means "Rises on high".
Other origins: English, African, and Swahili

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Notable Persons Named Rukiya

Rukiya Chekamondo is a teacher, politician, and educator&politician. Her ongoing career started in 1986. Rukiya was born on October 7th, 1965 in Uganda.


Fun Facts about the name Rukiya

  • How Popular is the name Rukiya? Rukiya is the 22,516th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Rukiya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 282 babies born with the first name Rukiya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rukiya to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Rukiya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1973 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Rukiya first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rukiya is Monday, July 16th, 1934.
  • What year had the most people named Rukiya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rukiya was in 1974 with a total of 20 babies.
  • Random Rukiya Factoid: According to the 1981 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rukiya is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1981.
  • Weird things about the name Rukiya: Your name in reverse order is Ayikur. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rkuiya. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Rukiya born Feb 24, 1952

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 Australia approximately on 1675. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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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).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.