Saif 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 Saif mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Saif

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. 2 people from Florida, U.S. agree the name Saif is of Arabic origin and means "sword of god".
  2. 5 people from all over the world agree the name Saif is of Arabic origin and means "Sword".
  3. A user from the United Kingdom says the name Saif is of Arabic origin and means "The name Saif simply means 'Sword'".
  4. According to a user from the United Arab Emirates, the name Saif is of Arabic origin and means "Saif's meaning from the Arabic dictionary is Sword".
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  1. Alternative form of seif (“type of sand dune”)
  2. A type of Arabian sword (from Arabic سَيْف‎ (sayf, “sword”)).

saif was also found in the following language(s): Welsh

Notable Persons Named Saif

Notable Persons Named Saif

Saif Ali Khan

Saif Ali Khan is an actor and producer. He was most active from 1993 to present. Saif was given the name Sajid Ali Khan by his parents Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi and Sharmila Tagore on August 16th, 1970 in New Delhi, India.

Saif al-Islam Muammar al-Gaddafi

Saif al-Islam Muammar al-Gaddafi is an office holder. His military service ended in 2011. Saif was born on June 25th, 1972 in Tripoli.

Saif al-Arab Gaddafi

Saif was born in 1982 in Tripoli. He breathed his last breath on April 30th, 2011.

Saif al-Adel

Saif was born in 1960 in Egypt. Saif is also known as Ibrahim al-Madani and Omar al-Sumali.

Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan

Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan is a Deputy Prime Ministerof the United Arab Emirates, Minister of the Interiorof the United Arab Emirates, Commander of the Abu Dhabi Police, List of Prime Ministers of the United Arab Emirates, Politics of the United Arab Emirates, and Abu Dhabi Police.

Saif Hassan

Saif Hassan is a director, producer, theater artist, screenwriter., actor, television director, television producer, theatre, screenwriter, and theaterartist. His most notable accomplishments were from 1996 to present. Saif was given the name Rehan Sheikh in 1979 in Islamabad.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Saif

Notable Persons With the Last Name Saif

Umar Saif

Umar Saif is a in the field of computer science. Umar was born in Pakistan.

Faisal Saif

Faisal Saif is a film director, screenwriter, and film critic. He was most prominent from 2006 to present. Faisal was given the name Faisal Abdul Razzak Saif Al Zedjally on April 27th, 1976 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Mohammad Saif

Mohammad was born on July 21st, 1976 in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Sami Saif

Sami was given the name Sami Martin Saif in 1972 in Denmark.

Sultan bin Saif

He holds the title Imam. His most notable accomplishments were from 1649 to 1679. He passed away in 1679.

Ahmed Saif

He was most active from 2013 to 2015. Ahmed was born on January 1st, 1983.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Saif U.S.
  White 52.08% 64.26%
  African American 4.47% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 30.35% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.80% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 9.27% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.04% 16.26%

Of Last Name Saif

People with the last name Saif are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Saif

  • How Popular is the name Saif? Saif is the 7,331st most popular name of all time. As a last name Saif was the 35,866th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Saif have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,855 babies born with the first name Saif in the United States. That's more than enough people named Saif to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Saif? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1978 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Saif first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Saif is Monday, May 13th, 1929.
  • What year had the most people named Saif born? The highest recorded use of the first name Saif was in 2015 with a total of 105 babies.
  • Random Saif Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Saif is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 8 babies in New York have the same name in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Saif: The name spelled backwards is Fias. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Afsi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Saif? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 626 people with the last name Saif.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Saif? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Saif as their last name since less than 1 person in 476k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Saif name meaning

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