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Sharif Meaning


What does Sharif mean?

The name Sharif is of Arabic origin.

The meaning of Sharif is "honest".

Sharif is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Sha-rif.

The Given Name Sharif

Luminous and valiant, it is a name considered by many parents.

A wonderfully distinctive name.

Wrap it up and take it home, Sharif may just be the name you're looking for.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Sharif Atkins.

Sharif Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 5,246 in baby name popularity for boys with 18 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 6,274 in baby name popularity for boys with 14 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

View the Sharif Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Sharif has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Sharif to other names.

Sharif Related Names

Variants of the name Sharif include Shereef, Sherif.

Famous Sharifs

  • Sharif Atkins ~ Actor

Sharif Numerology

What will your new littleSharif be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

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Sharif Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Sharif in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Sharif.

Just for fun, see the name Sharif in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Sharif in Nautical Flags page.