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Shafi Name Meaning

Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic shafi? or shafi? ‘intercessor’, ‘mediator’ (see the Qur’an 10:3). Muhammad ibn Idris ash-Shafi? (767–820) was the founder of a school of Islamic law.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Safi, Hadi, Shad, Hai, Sani, Ghani, Ghazi, Sami, Sharifi, Shaft

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Shafi Family Origin

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Shafi Family Occupations

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Shafi Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 143 census records available for the last name Shafi. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shafi census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 216 immigration records available for the last name Shafi. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 131 military records available for the last name Shafi. For the veterans among your Shafi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shafi Life Expectancy

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Between 1987 and 2004, in the United States, Shafi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Shafi in 1987 was 39, and 61 in 2004.

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