US Popularity:6944
Meaning:Friend; Pure
Safiyah is a girl’s name of Arabic origin meaning “friend” and “pure.” Thanks to her associations with kindness, innocence, and camaraderie, this name is perfect for baby who can strike up friendship with ease. The virtuous name is a variant of Safiya, who was one of the wives of the Prophet and founder of Islam, Muhammad. Safiyah’s multi-faceted etymology is a fitting choice for parents of Islam faith wishing to honor their religion while separately possessing an etymology that’s universally praised.

Safiyah Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Safiyah is currently #6944 in U.S. births
Girl:Safiyah is currently #2777 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
- 936
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Name Doctor, Safiya

  • Behind the Name, Safiyah, January 2021

  • Behind the Name, Safiyyah, December 2022

  • Behind the Name, Safi, November 2019

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