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What does Hafiz mean?

Hafiz Pronunciation of Hafiz as a boys' name is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Hafiz is "guardian". Originally a title for people who had memorized the Koran.

ASSOCIATED WITH Ha-, arabic, guardian (defender)


VARIANTS Hafeez, Hapheez, Haphiz

(male) Haiz, ..

(female) Hafer, ..

Hafiz Seth (H.S.), ..

How popular is Hafiz?

Hafiz is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#49869 out of 150436, Top 33%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Hafiz has not been ranked in the list so far. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)

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Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Faaiz (see Faiz), Faiz, Habib, Hadi, Hai, Haig, Haim, Hakim, Hali, Halim, Hamid, Hamil, Hani, Hanif, Hari, Havin, Haviv, Hayim and Hazin. These names tend to be more commonly used than Hafiz.

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