Meaning and Origin of: Karim

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Arabic : Charitable

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • Muslim : from a personal name based on Arabic karīm ‘kind’, ‘generous’. Al-Karīm ‘the Generous’ is an attribute of Allah. The word is found in compound names such as ‛Abd ul-Karīm ‘servant of the Most Generous’.