Meaning and Origin of Sharif - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Sharif

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Arabic : Honest; honorable; noble

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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.