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Boy Name: Sherif

Name: Sherif
Pronunciation: \sh(e)-rif\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: honored
Origin: Arabic
Sounds Like: Shereef, Shareef
Similar Names: Sherill, Cherut, Chris, Sherrill, Sherrod, Sherwyn, Shura, Shiriki
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 67934


Sherif \sh(e)-rif\ as a boy's name is a variant of Sharif (Arabic), and the meaning of Sherif is "honored".

The baby name Sherif sounds like Shereef and Shareef. Other similar baby names are Sherill, Cherut, Chris, Sherrill, Sherrod, Sherwyn, Shura and Shiriki.


Sherif is not a popular first name for men but a somewhat popular surname or last name for both men and women (#67934 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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