Sharif Family History

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Sharif Name Meaning

Muslim: from a personal name from Arabic sharif ‘noble’, ‘honorable’, ‘highborn’. Sharif is used as an honorific title for descendants of the Prophet Muhammad through his daughter Fa?tima. This name is widespread in all Muslim countries.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Sharaf, Sharifi, Shahid, Shafi, Hanif, Hari, Shariff, Shakir, Sari

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Sharif Family Origin

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Sharif Family Occupations

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Sharif Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 321 census records available for the last name Sharif. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sharif census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 362 immigration records available for the last name Sharif. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 347 military records available for the last name Sharif. For the veterans among your Sharif ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sharif Life Expectancy

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Between 1973 and 2004, in the United States, Sharif life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Sharif in 1973 was 36, and 47 in 2004.

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