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What does Shafiq mean?

Shafiq Pronunciation of Shafiq [shafiq] as a boys' name is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Shafiq is "compassionate, merciful".

Associated with: arabic, compassionate (gracious).


Shafiq has 2 variants: Shafeek and Shafik.

Creative forms:
(male) Chefiq, Safiq, ..

(female) Shaki, Shasi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Shafiq Adolfo (S.A.), ..

How popular is Shafiq?

Shafiq is a rare given name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#67522 out of 150436, Top 45%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shafiq has not been listed in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Maliq, Rafiq, Saarik, Saariq, Sabin, Safir, Sagiv, Sahil, Said, Sail, Salim, Sami, Sapir, Sariq, Savil, Savin, Sayid, Serafin, Shaan, Shabat, Shad, Shaday, Shadd, Shade, Shadi, Shadoe, Shadow, Shae, Shafar, Shafeer, Shafir, Shai, Shaine, Shaka, Shakhil (see Shakil), Shakil, Shakir, Shalom, Shamir, Shamus, Shan, Shanan, Shandy, Shane, Shanen, Shani, Shann, Shanon, Shaq, Shaque, Shaquil, Sharif, Shashi, Shaul, Shaun, Shavon, Shaw, Shawn, Shawnie, Shawnn, Shay, Shayan, Shaye, Shayn, Shayne, Shays, Shefer, Sherif, Shia, Slavin, Slawin (see Slavin), Stacie, Stasio, Swain and Tariq. These names tend to be more frequently used than Shafiq.

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