Rufina name meaning

Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Rufina mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Rufina

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from India, the name Rufina is of Arabic origin and means "The person who steals everybody's heart".
  2. A user from Kenya says the name Rufina is of African origin and means "Fearless, hardworking, beautiful and self driven".
  3. A submission from Nigeria says the name Rufina means "Red haired".
names by meaning.

Submit the origin and/or meaning of Rufina to us below

International Interest
Also see international interest

Notable Persons Named Rufina

Notable Persons Named Rufina

Rufina Pukhova

Rufina was born on September 1st, 1932.

Rufina Amaya

Rufina was born in 1943. She left this life on March 6th, 2007.

Rufina Nifontova

Rufina Nifontova was an actress. She was most prominent from 1957 to 1994. Rufina was given the name Rufina Dmitrievna Pitade on September 15th, 1931 in Moscow, USSR. She breathed her last breath on November 27th, 1994.

Rufina Ubah

Rufina was born on April 4th, 1959.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Rufina

Notable Persons With the Last Name Rufina

Saints Justa and Rufina

Saints was born in 268. They died in 287.


Fun Facts about the name Rufina

  • How Popular is the name Rufina? Rufina is the 10,824th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Rufina have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,011 babies born with the first name Rufina in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rufina to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Rufina? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1892 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Rufina first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rufina is Saturday, July 1st, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Rufina born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rufina was in 1928 with a total of 32 babies.
  • Random Rufina Factoid: According to the 1920 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rufina is not a popular baby girl's name in New Mexico. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New Mexico have the same name in 1920.
  • Weird things about the name Rufina: The name spelled backwards is Anifur. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Rafinu. How do you pronounce that?
  • Related Names by Origin

    Rank Name Gender
    27k Sienna Girl
    11k Renata Girl
    138 Saraphina Girl
    573 Rossi Neutral
    226k Michele Girl
    8k Siena Girl
    64k Marcella Girl
    40k Valentina Girl
    149 Guerino Boy
    122 Bellagrace Girl

    Related Names by Gender

    Rank Name Origin
    378 Mckinleigh English
    204 Zanai African American
    1k Vy Vietnamese
    1k Shawntel French
    33k Lyla English
    442 Jakya African American
    602 Kenza Arabic
    27k Sienna Italian
    799 Liyana Arabic
    170 Zorina Slavic