Gender Masculine
Scripts شريف(Arabic) شریف(Urdu) شریف(Pashto, Persian) Шариф(Tajik, Uzbek)
Pronounced Pron. /ʃa.ˈriːf/(Arabic) /ʃə.ˈriːf/(Urdu)  [key·simplify]

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)
Surname DescendantsSharipov, Sharipova(Tajik) Sharipov, Sharipova(Uzbek)


People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   upper class   strong   refined   strange   serious  


Entry updated April 23, 2024