Origin of the name RUQAYYA.
Etymology of the name RUQAYYA.
Meaning of the baby name RUQAYYA.
RUQAYYA (رقيّة). A
form of Arabic Raqiyah
(q.v.), meaning "enchantment,
fascination, magic." This is the name of a talismatic amulet, a
written charm against sorcery. Also spelled Ruqayyah.
... Abu-Lahab's son 'Utha was
engaged, or according to some, married to, Muhammad's third daughter Ruqayya,
but when Muhammad appeared as a prophet, the contract was dissolved, and
Ruqayya married her lover 'Usman... (An Oriental Biographical
Dictionary, Beale-Keene, 1894)