Sharif - boys name

Sharif name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 17%

Sharif name meaning:

The name Sharif is of Arabic origin and has various meanings and interpretations. One common meaning of the name Sharif is "noble" or "honorable." It is derived from the Arabic root word "sharafa," which signifies nobility, distinction, and high moral character. In Islamic tradition, the term Sharif is used to refer to individuals who are considered descendants of Prophet Muhammad and hold a respected social status.

The name Sharif also carries connotations of integrity, righteousness, and a strong sense of ethics. It signifies a person who upholds moral values, demonstrates honesty, and commands respect in their actions and behavior. This name is often given to boys to reflect these qualities and to inspire them to embody these virtues throughout their lives.

Overall, the name Sharif holds a significance rooted in honor, dignity, and moral excellence. It bestows upon its bearer a sense of noble character and encourages them to lead a life of integrity and high principles.

Origin: Arabic


Related names

Sharif , Shareef, Shareefa, Shereef, Sherif

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Overall UK ranking: 3990 out of 4789

4 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Sharif

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