Wafa name meaning

Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Wafa

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Algeria says the name Wafa means "Loyalty faithfulness fidelity".
  2. A user from Turkey says the name Wafa means "Loyalty, Faithfulness".
  3. A submission from Florida, U.S. says the name Wafa means "Loyal faithfulness".
  4. 3 submissions from all over the world agree the name Wafa means "Loyalty".
  5. According to 3 people from all over the world, the name Wafa is of Arabic origin and means "Loyal".
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Notable Persons Named Wafa

Notable Persons Named Wafa

Wafa Sultan

Wafa Sultan is a psychiatrist. She holds the title Doctor. Wafa was born in Baniyas.

Wafa Idris

Wafa was born in 1975 in Am'ari Refugee Camp, West Bank, Palestinian territories. She left this life on January 27th, 2002.

Wafa Al Bass

Wafa was born in 1984.

Wafa Hasher Al Maktoum

Wafa Ismail el Baghdadi

Wafa was born on January 1st, 1969.

Wafa Cherif

Wafa was born on April 6th, 1986.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Wafa

Notable Persons With the Last Name Wafa

Sami Mohamed Wafa

Sami Mohamed Wafa is a soccer player for the Al Sadd SC and Qatar national football team. Sami was born in Qatar.

Wahed Wafa

Wahed Wafa is a classical music and pop music musician. He was most active from 1975 to 1975. Wahed was born Wahed Wafa on October 2nd, 1952 in Afghanistan.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Wafa U.S.
  White 56.76% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 12.84% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 25.68% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.05% 16.26%

Of Last Name Wafa

People with the last name Wafa are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Two or More Ethnicities

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Fun Facts about the name Wafa

  • How Popular is the name Wafa? Wafa is the 18,625th most popular name of all time. As a last name Wafa was the 117,480th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Wafa have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 421 babies born with the first name Wafa in the United States. That's more than enough people named Wafa to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Wafa? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1974 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Wafa first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Wafa is Monday, March 7th, 1921.
  • What year had the most people named Wafa born? The highest recorded use of the first name Wafa was in 1999 with a total of 16 babies.
  • Random Wafa Factoid: According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Wafa is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name in 2009.
  • Weird things about the name Wafa: The name spelled backwards is Afaw. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Wfaa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Wafa? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 148 people with the last name Wafa.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Wafa? Wafa is one of the most unique last names recorded.
  • Wafa name meaning

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