First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Haifa mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Haifa

User Submitted Meanings

  • A user from Saudi Arabia says the name Haifa is of Arabic origin and means "Beuatiful, slim".
  • A submission from Bangladesh says the name Haifa means "Beautiful" and is of English origin.
  • According to a user from Nigeria, the name Haifa is of English origin and means "Beautiful".
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Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A major port in northwestern Israel

Arabic حَيْفَا (ḥayfā).

  1. A city in northern Israel.

Notable Persons Named Haifa

Haifa Wehbe is an arabic pop music and world music musician. Haifa was born on March 10th, 1976 in Mahrouna.


Haifa was born on August 10th, 1974.


Haifa bint Faisal Al Saud is royalty.


Haifa was born in 1950.


Haifa was born in Palestine.



Notable Persons With the Last Name Haifa


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Haifa U.S.
  White 89.87% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 6.17% 16.26%

Of Last Name Haifa

People with the last name Haifa are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Haifa

  • How Popular is the name Haifa? Haifa is the 29,453rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Haifa was the 82,908th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Haifa have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 165 babies born with the first name Haifa in the United States. That's more than enough people named Haifa 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 Haifa? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1980 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Haifa first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Haifa is Monday, October 18th, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Haifa born? The highest recorded use of the first name Haifa was in 2017 with a total of 13 babies.
  • Random Haifa Factoid: According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Haifa is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 2009.
  • Weird things about the name Haifa: Your name in reverse order is Afiah. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iafah. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Haifa? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 227 people with the last name Haifa.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Haifa? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Haifa as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.