Hafiz or Hafez (Persian: حافظ ‎) may mean:

  • Hafez or Khwajeh Shams al-Din Muhammad Hafez-e Shirazi, a 14th-century Persian mystic and poet. Sometimes credited as "Hafiz" or "Hafiz of Shiraz".
  • Hafiz (Quran), a term used by Muslims for people who have completely memorized the Qur'an
  • Al-Hafiz (d. 1149), the eleventh Caliph of the Fatimids
  • Abdel Halim Hafez (1929-1977), Egyptian singer and actor
  • Hafez al-Assad (1930-2000), president of Syria from 1971 to 2000
  • Helal Hafiz, Bangladeshi poet