What does Safiya mean?
Safiya /sa-fiya/ [3 sylls.] as a name for girls is of Arabic, Hindi and Swahili origin, and the meaning of Safiya is "friend; pure". Safiya is a variant transcription of Safiyah (Arabic, Hindi, Swahili). Safa is a familiar surname.
Safiya has 1 variant: Safia.Kreatif forms: Shafiya, Sifiya, Sofiya. [more]
How popular is Safiya?
Safiya is an uncommonly occurring given name for women. Safiya is an uncommon surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Safiya for girls. Safiya has yet to be listed in the Top 1000 so far. (2014 Birth Statistics)