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Hafsa is an Arabic baby girl’s name that is popular among Muslims. It means “gathering” and was the name of a wife of Muhammad, Hafsa Bint Umar.

Meaning of the name Hafsa:

Arabic: gathering

Origin of the name Hafsa:

Hafsa is a baby girl’s name of Arabic origin that means “gathering”. Hafsa was a wife of Muhammad and as a result is one most popular names for Muslim girls.

Symbolism of the name Hafsa:

Hafsa Bint Umar was a name of the wife of Muhammad. She is often called the “Mother of the Believers”. Hafsa is an important figure in the Islamic religion because she narrated sixty hadith from Muhammad. Hafsa’s copy of the Qu’ran was also used when the standardized version of the book was collected.

Style of the name Hafsa:


Gender of the name Hafsa:

Hafsa is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Hafsa:


Number of syllables in the name Hafsa:


Emotion evoked from the name Hafsa:

Hafsa evokes feelings of grace and companionship.

Alternative spellings for the name Hafsa:

Hafsah, Hafza, Hafzah

Nicknames for the name Hafsa:

  • Haf
  • Hafa
  • Sa

Popularity of the name Hafsa:

According to the Social Security Administration, Hafsa is an uncommon baby girl’s name. It has never appeared on the top 1000 baby names list.

Related names for the name Hafsa:

Great middle names for the name Hafsa and their meanings:

  • Fatima (captivating, a woman who abstains)
  • Yasmin (jasmine flower)
  • Senna (brightness)
  • Mariam (drop of the sea, bitter, beloved)
  • Farrah (happiness)
  • Amira (princess)
  • Nyla (winner, one who achieves)
  • Izara (shawl, star, section of tree)

Famous people with the name Hafsa:

  • Ayse Hafsa Sultan (mother of Sultan Suleiman I the Magnificent)
  • Hafsa Bint Umar (wife of Muhammad)
  • Hafsa Lodi (American journalist)
  • Hafsa Hatun (Turkish princess)
  • Hafsa Kahn (American golfer)

Hafsas in popular culture:

  • Valide Ayse Hafsa Sultan (television, “Magnificent Century”)
  • Hafsa (media, “The New Legacy”)
  • Hafsa (comics, “White Wolf”)
  • Hafsa Hatun (television, “Resurrection: Ertuğrul”)
  • Hafsa (television, “Phaans”)
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