Safiyya

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Gender: F Meaning of Safiyya: "confidante, best friend" Origin of Safiyya: Arabic

The fact that this is pronounced sah-FEE-yah would cause Western ears to hear it as Sophia.

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Famous People Named Safiyya

Safiyyah bint Huyayy, a wife of the Prophet Muhammad
Saffiyah binte ‘Abd al-Muṭṭalib, companion and aunt of Muhammad
Safiyyah bint Abi al-'As, mother of Ramla bint Abi Sufyan, another wife of Muhammad

Pop Culture References for the name Safiyya

Safiya Nygaard, Youtube personality, formerly working with Buzzfeed

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