Meaning and Origin of: Sharif

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Arabic : Honest; honorable; noble

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • Muslim : from a personal name from Arabic sharīf ‘noble’, ‘honorable’, ‘highborn’. Sharīf is used as an honorific title for descendants of the Prophet Muhammad through his daughter Fạ̄tima. This name is widespread in all Muslim countries.