[ 2 syll. sa-fi, saf-i ] The baby boy name Safi is also used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is SAA-Fiy- †. Safi is largely used in the African, Arabic, and Swahili languages, and its origin is Arabic. The name's meaning is pure; sincere friend. The name Safiyyah (Arabic) is the female equivalent of Safi.
Safi is an unusual baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.
† English pronunciation for Safi: S as in "see (S.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"