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What does Afia mean?

Afia Pronunciation of Afia as a name for girls is of Ghanaian derivation, and the meaning of Afia is "born on Friday". Afia is an alternate spelling of Afua (Ghanaian): Akan name.



VARIANTS Efua, Afiwa



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How popular is Afia?

Afia is an unusual given name for females. Afia is an equivalently uncommon last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Afia has not made it into the Top 2000 so far. (2016 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Afia name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Afia outside U.S.

Similar Names

Afia is alike in pronunciation to Efa, Effi, Effie, Effy and Yaffa. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Abba, Abi, Abia, Abiah, Abila, Abina, Acima, Adia, Adiah, Adie, Affra, Afra, Afrika, Agi, Aisia, Ajua, Akira, Ala, Alba, Alda, Alea, Alia, Alida, Alie, Alika, Alina, Alla, Alya, Amia, Amiah, Amica, Amisa, Ana, Ania, Anika, Anima, Aniya, Anka, Antia, Ara, Ardia, Argia, Ari, Aria, Arina, Arla, Arya, Asa, Asia, Asiah, Auda, Ava, Avia, Aviah, Avie, Ayva, Aza, Azha, Azia, Aziza, Bria, Elia, Lia, Maia, Mia, Oria, Pia, Safia, Thia and Zofia. These names tend to be more frequently used than Afia.

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