Hafsah name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Girl
Origin: Arabic and African-Swahili
Usage: Arabic, African and Swahili
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Hafsah ha(f)-sah
Meaning: To Collect, To Rest, Wife of Prophet Muhammad and Gathering
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What does Hafsah mean?

Unexpected Hafsah particulary is used in Swahili, Arabic and African has origin in African-Swahili and Arabic, a girl name, meaning of Hafsah is "To Collect, To Rest, Married to the Prophet or Gathering".

Hafsah is a variant of well-known Hafsa. Hafsa is Latin cognate of The Arabic Name حفصة of Unknown Meaning, Nesting Hen. Originated from African-Swahili and Arabic, Rare Hafsa, Hafsa means "Sound Judgement, Gathering and Good Judgment".

How do I pronounce Hafsah?

The most common way to pronounce two syllabled Hafsah is ha(f)-sah.

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Names that rhyme with Hafsah

How popular is the name Hafsah?

In England and Wales, Hafsah was once a common name since emerging in 1996 it has been given to over 2290 babies. At its zenith in 2002,. However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 23 years.

Hafsah is a unique baby name in United States, it has been in use since 1996 and was able to reach the top 5000 names. Recently in 2018, it ranked 4327th when 32 girls were named Hafsah.

Over 466 people have been named Hafsah in United States.

Hafsah is an uncommon baby name in still in use in France. But Hafsah is a popular baby name in Indonesia where every 1 in 30000 have the name.

According to our estimate, at least 20000 people have been bestowed Hafsah around the globe.

View more ▾View full list ▾[1] Source: Social Security Administration


Hafsah in Nordic countries

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Numerological aspects of Hafsah

You believe that each one of us was born with a purpose or is supposed to give their life a purpose of their own. You hang around with different people, so you can widen your life perspective and expand your knowledge. Greater knowledge and truth drive you to explore constantly. You are the innovator, the one who organizes parties or sleepovers, and the initiator for doing unusual stuff. You are a thermal person who teaches people the importance of questioning and awareness.

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Sibling Names for Hafsah

Introducing Hafsah! You already have a beautiful name for your baby girl, and now you are looking for her siblings' names. Here is a list of unique baby names for Hafsah's siblings.

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Famous people named Hafsah

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  1. Social Security Administration, https://www.ssa.gov/oact/babynames/index.html
  2. Office for National Statistics, https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/livebirths
  3. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques, https://www.insee.fr/fr/statistiques/2540004
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