• 1k Safia
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1k
in the U.S.
since 1880
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<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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Origin and Meaning of Safia

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Notable Persons With the Name Safia

Safia Farkash is a businesswoman. Safia was born in 1952 in Bayda, Libya. Safia is also known as Safia Farkash el-Brasai.

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Safia Minney is an influential somebody. Safia was born in 1964.

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Safia Nafisa Shah is an editor, freelance writer and producer, and independent retailer. Safia was born as the child of Idries Shah on November 16th, 1966. Safia is also known as Thomas and Safia (married name).

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Safia El Emari is an actor and actress. She has had major accomplishments since 1976. Safia was given the name Safia Mustafa Mohamed Omari on January 20th, 1949 in El-Mahalla El-Kubra.

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Safia Ahmed-Jan was an important person. Safia was born in 1941. She died in 2006.

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Safia Taleb Ali Suhail is a notable individual. Safia was born in 1965.

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How popular is the baby name Safia in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1975 5 5 0
1976 5 5 0
1979 7 7 0
1981 9 9 0
1982 8 8 0
1983 12 12 0
1984 11 11 0
1985 13 13 0
1986 19 19 0
1987 15 15 0
1988 14 14 0
1989 19 19 0
1990 8 8 0
1991 20 20 0
1992 14 14 0
1993 13 13 0
1994 14 14 0
1995 14 14 0
1996 15 15 0
1997 33 33 0
1998 29 29 0
1999 27 27 0
2000 29 29 0
2001 37 37 0
2002 42 42 0
2003 36 36 0
2004 37 37 0
2005 34 34 0
2006 40 40 0
2007 37 37 0
2008 43 43 0
2009 51 51 0
2010 59 59 0
2011 56 56 0
2012 58 58 0
2013 61 61 0
2014 57 57 0
2015 60 60 0

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Popularity of Safia as a first name

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Common last names for Safia

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Fun Facts about the name Safia

  • How Popular is the name Safia? Safia is the 9,845th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Safia have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,061 babies born with the first name Safia in the United States. That's more than enough people named Safia to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Safia? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1975 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Safia first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Safia is Sunday, May 15th, 1892.
  • What year had the most people named Safia born? The highest recorded use of the first name Safia was in 2013 with a total of 61 babies.
  • Random Safia Factoid: According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Safia is not a popular baby girl's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 2011.
  • Weird things about the name Safia: Your name in reverse order is Aifas. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Afisa. How do you pronounce that?

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What does the name Safia mean?

Sis for success, in all you will do.

Ais for aptitudes, your special capabilities shine

Fis for fabulous, yes the fabulous you!

Iis for impartial, a great arbiter

Ais for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

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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).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.