What does Safiyah mean?
Safiyah /sa-fiyah/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name is pronounced sa-FEE-ah. It is of Arabic, Hindi and Swahili origin, and the meaning of Safiyah is "friend; pure".
How popular is Safiyah?
Safiyah is an uncommonly occurring given name for females. Safiyah is an equivalently unusual last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Safiyah for girls. Safiyah has not made it into the Top 1000 thus far. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Safiyah is pronounced similarly to Sofiah. Like Safiyah, this name is not frequently used.