Gender Masculine
Scripts شريف(Arabic) شریف(Urdu) شریف(Pashto, Persian)
Pronounced Pron. sha-REEF(Arabic) shə-REEF(Urdu)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Means "eminent, virtuous" in Arabic. This was a title used by the descendants of Muhammad.

Related Names

VariantsShareef, Sherif(Arabic)
Feminine FormsSharifa, Sharifah(Arabic) Sharifah(Malay)
Other Languages & CulturesŞerif(Turkish)


People think this name is

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Entry updated April 25, 2021