Scripts سفيان (Arabic), سفیان (Urdu), सुफीयान (Hindi)
Pronounced Pron. SOOF-yan (Arabic)
Other Forms FormsSufian, Sufiyan, Sufijan, Sofiane, Soufiane, etc.
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Contributor Contrib.anonymous on 2/28/2011
The meaning of this name is disputed. It could be derived from Arabic صُوف (ṣūf) meaning "wool" or صَفَا (ṣafā) "to be pure", from a Persian word meaning "he who walks fast" or "thunderstorm, sandstorm", or from Armenian meaning "comes with a sword".