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Gender: Female Meaning of Afia: "born on Friday" Origin of Afia: African

The name Afia is a girl's name of African, Ghanaian origin meaning "born on Friday". Afia and is often added to lists like Girl Names from Africa and discussed in our forums with posts like "Picky Parents BNG".

From the experts:

This variant of the more-difficult Afua, from the Akan language of what is now Ghana in West Africa, is a traditional "day name" that can make a perfectly pretty modern choice.

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95mmaa Says:


In Arabic, Afia means 'Health' or 'Good health'.