Safar Family History
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Safar Name Meaning
Arabic and Jewish (Sephardic): occupational name from Arabic ?saffar ‘worker in copper or brass’. Muslim: from Arabic ?Safar, name of the second month of the Islamic calendar. This is sometimes chosen as a personal name for children born in this month. Czech (Šafár); Slovak (Šafár), Croatian, and Slovenian (Šafar); and Hungarian (Sáfár): status name from Czech šafár, Hungarian sáfár ‘steward’, ‘bailiff’. Compare German Schaffer.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press