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Type Surname (from given name)
Usage Muslim

Meaning & History

• Safeya is derived from the SAD-F-A root which is used in many places in the Quran, This name derives from the Arabic “Ṣafi”, meaning “pure, confidante, best friend”. Safiyya bint Huyayy was a Jewish woman captured from the Banu Nadir tribe at age 17, who became Muhammad's wife. She was, along with all other wives of Muhammad, titled Umm-ul-Mo'mineen or the Mother of Believers
Added 12/4/2020 by only1primrose
Edited 12/4/2020 by only1primrose