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Updated June 9, 2019

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Arabic : Honest; honorable; noble

Boy name variations

How Popular Is The Name Sharif

Family name origins & meanings

  • 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.

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