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Afiya - Meaning of Afiya

What does Afiya mean?

[ 3 syll. a-fi-ya, af-iya ] The baby girl name Afiya is pronounced aa-FIY-Yaa- †. Afiya is of African-Swahili origin, and it is used mainly in the African and Swahili languages. The name is of the meaning 'Health'.

A variant transcription of Afiya is Afya (African and Swahili).

See also the related category swahili.

Afiya is rarely used as a baby name for girls. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Afiya include Ababuo (African), Abeba (African), Abebe, Abebee, Abebey, Abebi (African and Yoruban), Abebie, Abeby, Abebye, Abeo (African), Abhaya (Indian), Abia (Hebrew), Abibi (English), Afafa (African), Afia (Twi), Afifa (Arabic), Afifah, Afua (African, Ewe, Swahili, and Twi), Ahava (Hebrew), and Ahuva (Hebrew).

† English pronunciation for Afiya: AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; Y as in "you (Y.UW)"


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