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Meaning and name origin

Safiyah \s(a)-fi-yah\ as a girl's name is pronounced sa-FEE-ah. It is of Arabic, Hindi and Swahili origin, and the meaning of Safiyah is "friend; pure".


Safiyah has 2 variant forms: Safia and Safiya.


Safiyah is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Safiyah for girls. Safiyah has not been ranked in the Top 1000/100 so far. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Safiyah name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Safiyah is also pronounced similarly to Sofiah. Like Safiyah, this name is not commonly used.