Rufina

Rufina - A very unique female name



  Jun 17,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Rufina, meaning red-haired, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1917 on position #1599. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Rufina and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Rufina? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Rufina. The baby girl name Rufina was given to 5 baby girls in 2000, ranking #5090 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 305,383 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Rufina peaked in popularity 91 years ago in 1928 on position 1034.



Famous with this name

Rufina Nifontova
Rufina Morales
Rufina Lo


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Rufina is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Rufina is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #3,658 - and is the least popular in California at position #3,658.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Rufina is where you live.


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Rufina origin and meaning

Rufina is a 6 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means red-haired. To see famous people named Rufina, pop culture references for the name Rufina and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Rufina

We've found the following names that sound similar to Rufina, sorted by popularity.

Robin / Robyn / Raven / Robbin / Rayven / Ravyn / Ruben / Raeven / Robena / Raveen /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20005090
19964679
19873987
19753108
19522150
19512126
19491847
19481865
19471857
19461540
19451625
19441348
19431907
19381751
19361274
19331546
19311382
19301874
19291182
19281034
19271112
19261056
19251237
19241474
19231223
19222074
19201410
19171599

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California3658

Even more about Rufina


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Rufina a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Rufina?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1928
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Rufina
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 305,383
Letter count 6
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1917
2000 births +5

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