First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Safwan

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Alt. Meaning

S is for serious, not always joking.

A is for aware, of your surroundings

F is for fabulous, yes the fabulous you!

W is for warm hearted, it's you!

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

N is for nurturing, the care you provide to all

Notable Persons Named Safwan

Safwan Khalil is a famed human. Safwan was born on May 15th, 1986.


Safwan Abdul-Ghani is a soccer player for the Al Shorta SC, New Sirwan, Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya, Erbil SC, Al-Ramtha SC, Duhok SC, Zakho FC, and Iraq national football team. Safwan was born on September 9th, 1983 in Iraq.


Safwan Qudsi is a noteworthy individual. Safwan was born in 1940 in Syria. Safwan is also known as Qudsi, Safwan, and al-.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Safwan

Jahm Bin Safwan was an important individual. He died in 746.


Haris Safwan is an athlete for the Petaling Jaya City F.C., Selangor FA, UPB-MyTeam F.C., T–Team F.C., PLUS F.C., Johor Darul Ta'zim F.C., Kelantan FA, Felda United F.C., Perak FA, and Malaysia national under-23 football team. Haris was born on June 8th, 1982 in Dungun.


Ali Safwan is an athlete for the Al-Mabarrah.


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Popularity of Safwan as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Safwan

  • How Popular is the name Safwan? Safwan is the 16,937th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Safwan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 454 babies born with the first name Safwan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Safwan 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 Safwan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1983 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Safwan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Safwan is Thursday, June 15th, 1933.
  • What year had the most people named Safwan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Safwan was in 2014 with a total of 41 babies.
  • Random Safwan Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Safwan is not a popular baby boy's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Minnesota have the same name as you in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Safwan: Your name in reverse order is Nawfas. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Afwnas. How do you pronounce that?

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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.