First Name
526
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Sharifa

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Alt. Meaning

S is for self respect, a solid score here.

H is for handy, the helpful you.

A is for authentic, be real

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

I is for immaculate, keeping it tidy

F is for fancy, never just plain you!

A is for admirers, and all that you have!

Notable Persons Named Sharifa

Sharifa Fatima is an influential somebody. Sharifa is also known as Fatima bint al-Hassan.

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Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts is a leading individual. Sharifa was born in Houston.

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Sharifa Alkhateeb was a teacher and writer. Sharifa was born on June 6th, 1946 in Philadelphia. She died on October 21st, 2004.

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How popular is the baby name Sharifa in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1967 5 5 0
1970 5 5 0
1971 5 5 0
1972 6 6 0
1973 9 9 0
1974 23 23 0
1975 12 12 0
1976 25 25 0
1977 13 13 0
1978 23 23 0
1979 18 18 0
1980 23 23 0
1981 27 27 0
1982 27 27 0
1983 18 18 0
1984 17 17 0
1985 22 22 0
1986 19 19 0
1987 20 20 0
1988 21 21 0
1989 19 19 0
1990 12 12 0
1991 26 26 0
1992 16 16 0
1993 23 23 0
1994 12 12 0
1995 6 6 0
1996 9 9 0
1998 8 8 0
1999 7 7 0
2001 6 6 0
2002 5 5 0
2004 5 5 0
2007 7 7 0
2008 7 7 0
2011 6 6 0
2014 8 8 0
2016 6 6 0

Fun Facts about the name Sharifa

  • How Popular is the name Sharifa? Sharifa is the 15,566th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Sharifa have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 526 babies born with the first name Sharifa in the United States. That's more than enough people named Sharifa to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Sharifa? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1967 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Sharifa first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sharifa is Monday, August 6th, 1894.
  • What year had the most people named Sharifa born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sharifa was in 1981 with a total of 27 babies.
  • Random Sharifa Factoid: According to the 1988 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Sharifa is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 11 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1988.
  • Weird things about the name Sharifa: Your name in reverse order is Afirahs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rfisaah. How do you pronounce that?

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.