Origin of the name RAAD.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name RAAD.
RAAD (رعد). Arabic
name, derived from the vocabulary word ra'd, meaning "thunder."
(An Arabic-English Vocabulary for the Use of English Students &c.,
referring to the same subject, says, "the name raad 'thunder' is
very remarkable, since the modern Egyptians are quite ignorant of its
peculiar powers; and if it was borrowed by them from their predecessors,
the question naturally arises, were they acquainted with
electricity?"... "It is said that the electric fish of the
Nile bears a name in Egypt that signifies thunder." (The
Canadian Journal of Industry, v.3, 1858)