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Boy Name: Sharif

Name: Sharif
Pronunciation: \sh(a)-rif\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: honored
Origin: Arabic
Variant forms: Shareef, Shereef, Sherif
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 21893


Sharif \sh(a)-rif\ as a boy's name is pronounced sha-REEF. It is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Sharif is "honored". A name of descendants of Muhammad. Actor Omar Sharif.

Sharif has 3 variant forms: Shareef, Shereef and Sherif.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Sharif.


Sharif is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#21893 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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