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Safi Family History

Safi Surname Meaning

Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic ṣafī ‘honest friend intercessor’ from ṣaffā ‘to make pure’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Shafi, Sami, Sani, Wali, Sari, Sofia, Salib, Sava, Samis, Saft

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Where is the Safi family from?

You can see how Safi families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Safi family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Safi family living in Louisiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Safi's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Safi families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Safi surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Safi ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Safi ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 258 census records available for the last name Safi. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Safi census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 250 immigration records available for the last name Safi. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 55 military records available for the last name Safi. For the veterans among your Safi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Safi lifespan?

Between 1982 and 2004, in the United States, Safi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Safi in 1982 was 70, and 52 in 2004.

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