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Sharifah name meaning

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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Sharifah mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Sharifah

User Submitted Origins

Arabic
73%
Islamic/Muslim
18%
African
9%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from Illinois, U.S. says the name Sharifah is of African origin and means "Distinguish Queen from Ethiopia".
  2. A submission from Uganda says the name Sharifah means "Noble, honoured, distingushed".
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Notable Persons Named Sharifah

Notable Persons Named Sharifah

Scha Alyahya

Scha Alyahya is a former flight stewardess, model, actress, tv host, model (people), actor, presenter, and actressandtv host. She was most prominent from 2006 to present. Scha was given the name Sharifah Nor Azean Syed Mahadzir Alyahya on May 30th, 1983 in Sungai Petani. Scha is also known as Scha.

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Sharifah Amani

Sharifah Amani is an actress. She has been prominent since 2004. Sharifah was given the name Sharifah Amani binti Syed Zainal Rashid Al-Yahya on June 10th, 1986 in Selangor, Malaysia.

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Sharifah Rodziah Syed Alwi Barakbah

Sharifah Rodziah Syed Alwi Barakbah was a Spouse of the Prime Minister of Malaysia. Sharifah was born in 1920. They passed away on March 12th, 2000.

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Sharifah Aini

Sharifah Aini was a folk music, pop music, and evergreen singing. She plays Human voice. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1968 to 2014. Sharifah was given the name Sharifah Aini Syed Jaafar on July 2nd, 1953 in Singapore. She passed away on July 5th, 2014.

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Sharifah Sofia

Sharifah Sofia is an actress. She was most prominent from 2001 to present. Sharifah was given the name Sharifah Sofia binti Syed Hussein on July 28th, 1985 in Liverpool.

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Sherie Merlis

Sherie Merlis is an actress. She was most prominent from 1989 to present. Sherie was given the name Sharifah Saadah Wan Zainal on October 23rd, 1972 in Sibu.

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Fun Facts about the name Sharifah

  • How Popular is the name Sharifah? Sharifah is the 32,257th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Sharifah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 145 babies born with the first name Sharifah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Sharifah 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 Sharifah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1972 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Sharifah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sharifah is Sunday, June 4th, 1939.
  • What year had the most people named Sharifah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sharifah was in 1975 with a total of 16 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Sharifah: The name spelled backwards is Hafirahs. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Ahsafrhi. How do you pronounce that?
  • Sharifah name meaning

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