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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Afia mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Afia

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User Submitted Meanings

  • A user from Ghana says the name Afia is of African origin and means "Girl born on Friday".
  • According to a user from Bangladesh, the name Afia is of English origin and means "English".
  • A submission from Bangladesh says the name Afia means "Pure, innocent, pious,fresh, virgin".
  • A submission from Virginia, United States says the name Afia means "Girl born on Friday" and is of African origin.
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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Afia

Afia was born in 1974.



Afia was born on July 22nd, 1992 in Greenbelt, Maryland.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Afia

Moshik Afia is a mizrahi music and pop music musician. He was most active from 1998 to present. Moshik was born Moshik Afia on October 3rd, 1974.


George Afia is an athlete for the Makuru FC.


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International Interest for Afia

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Fun Facts about the name Afia

  • How Popular is the name Afia? Afia is the 17,449th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Afia have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 444 babies born with the first name Afia in the United States. That's more than enough people named Afia to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Afia? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1972 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Afia first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Afia is Sunday, May 25th, 1884.
  • What year had the most people named Afia born? The highest recorded use of the first name Afia was in 2007 with a total of 27 babies.
  • Random Afia Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Afia is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Afia: Your name in reverse order is Aifa. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aifa. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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