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Smart Baby Names: Dictionary of Baby Names, Meanings and Origins.

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Girl Name: Safia

Name: Safia
Pronunciation: \s(a)-fia\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: friend; pure
Origin: Swahili
Sounds Like: Safiya, Sofia
Similar Names: Sadia, Samia, Safira

Description

Safia \s(a)-fia\ as a girl's name is a variant of Safiyah (Arabic, Hindi, Swahili), and the meaning of Safia is "friend; pure".

The baby name Safia sounds like Safiya and Sofia. Other similar baby names are Sadia, Samia and Safira.

Popularity

Safia is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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