Safwan - boys name

Safwan name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 81%

Safwan name meaning:

The name Safwan is of Arabic origin and has a rich historical meaning. Derived from the Arabic word "safw," which means "pure" or "clear," Safwan carries the connotation of being untainted and clear of any impurities or flaws. It is often associated with purity of character, innocence, and virtue.

In Islamic tradition, Safwan holds a special significance as it is the name of a companion of the Prophet Muhammad. Safwan ibn Umayyah was known for his integrity, loyalty, and piety, making his name highly regarded among Muslims. The name Safwan also symbolizes serenity, tranquility, and peace, reflecting a calm and composed nature.

Parents who choose the name Safwan for their son often desire for him to grow up with a strong sense of moral values, righteousness, and a pure heart. It is a name that emphasizes the importance of maintaining a virtuous character and staying away from negativity. With its beautiful meaning and historical context, Safwan is a name that carries a sense of honor and dignity, making it a popular choice for parents seeking a meaningful and impactful name for their baby boy.

Origin: Arabic

Old Arabic name. Rocks.

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Overall UK ranking: 907 out of 4789

33 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (871)

Historical popularity of Safwan

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