Safwan name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Safwan mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Safwan

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from Pakistan, the name Safwan is of Arabic origin and means "Pure rock".
  2. According to a user from the United Kingdom, the name Safwan means "Sand,rock".
  3. A user from India says the name Safwan is of Islamic / Muslim origin and means "Rock".
  4. A submission from Bangladesh says the name Safwan means "Rocks".
  5. A submission from Nigeria says the name Safwan means "Famous" and is of Arabic origin.
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Notable Persons Named Safwan

Notable Persons Named Safwan

Safwan Khalil

Safwan was born on May 15th, 1986.

Safwan Abdul-Ghani

Safwan Abdul-Ghani is a soccer player for the Al Shorta SC, New Sirwan, Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya, Erbil SC, Al-Ramtha SC, Duhok SC, Zakho FC, and Iraq national football team. Safwan was born on September 9th, 1983 in Iraq.

Safwan Qudsi

Safwan was born in 1940 in Syria. Safwan is also known as Qudsi, Safwan, and al-.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Safwan

Notable Persons With the Last Name Safwan

Jahm Bin Safwan

He died in 746.

Haris Safwan

Haris Safwan is an athlete for the Petaling Jaya City F.C., Selangor FA, UPB-MyTeam F.C., T–Team F.C., PLUS F.C., Johor Darul Ta'zim F.C., Kelantan FA, Felda United F.C., Perak FA, and Malaysia national under-23 football team. Haris was born on June 8th, 1982 in Dungun.

Ali Safwan

Ali Safwan is an athlete for the Al-Mabarrah.


Fun Facts about the name Safwan

  • How Popular is the name Safwan? Safwan is the 14,790th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Safwan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 616 babies born with the first name Safwan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Safwan to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Safwan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1983 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Safwan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Safwan is Thursday, June 15th, 1933.
  • What year had the most people named Safwan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Safwan was in 2018 with a total of 60 babies.
  • Random Safwan Factoid: According to the 2018 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Safwan is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 23 babies in New York have the same name in 2018.
  • Weird things about the name Safwan: The name spelled backwards is Nawfas. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Fasanw. How do you pronounce that?
  • Safwan name meaning

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