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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Shereef

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
A member of an Arab princely family descended from Mohammed through his son-in-law Ali and daughter Fatima. The Grand Shereef is the governor of Mecca.

Etymology: Ar. sherīf noble, holy, n., a prince

  1. (historical) A member of an Arab princely family descended from Muhammad through his son-in-law Ali and daughter Fatima, the "Grand Shereef" being the governor of Mecca.

Notable Persons Named Shereef

Shereef was born on April 27th, 1965.


Fun Facts about the name Shereef

  • How Popular is the name Shereef? Shereef is the 82,092nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Shereef have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6 babies born with the first name Shereef in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Shereef? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1982 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Shereef first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Shereef is Saturday, October 17th, 1959.
  • What year had the most people named Shereef born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shereef was in 1982 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Shereef: Your name in reverse order is Feerehs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rheseef. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Shereef born Apr 22, 1944

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Africa approximately on 1275. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

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  • 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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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