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Origin of the name RUQAYYA.
Etymology of the name RUQAYYA.
Meaning of the baby name RUQAYYA.

  

RUQAYYA (رقيّة).  A variant 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)

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