[ 3 syll. sa-fi-ya, saf-iya ] The baby girl name Safiya is pronounced as Saa-FIY-Yaa- or SAA-Fiy-Yaa- †. Safiya is mainly used in Arabic and Swahili, and it is of Arabic origin. Safiya is a variant form of the Arabic name Safiyyah.
Safiya is an uncommon baby name for girls. It is not in the top 1000 names.
Baby names that sound like Safiya include Safia (Arabic), Safiyah, Safiyya (Arabic), Safiyyah (Arabic), Sofiya (Russian), Sabee, Sabiha, Sabiya (Arabic), Saffi, Saffie, Savanneh, Sebeea, Siphiwe (African), Sofya (Russian and Turkish), Suuvi, Saba (Arabic and Greek), Sabah (Arabic and African), Sabe, Sabey, and Sabi.
† English pronunciation for Safiya: S as in "see (S.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; Y as in "you (Y.UW)"