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Boy Name: Karim

Name: Karim
Pronunciation: \k(a)-rim\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: generous, giving
Origin: Arabic
Sounds Like: Kharim, Karam
Similar Names: Kari, Kasim
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 14025


Karim \k(a)-rim\ as a boy's name is a variant of Kareem (Arabic), and the meaning of Karim is "generous, giving".

The baby name Karim sounds like Kharim and Karam. Other similar baby names are Kari and Kasim.


Karim is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#14025 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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