Sherif meaning

shə-rēf
A descendant of the prophet Muhammad through his daughter Fatima.
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The chief magistrate of Mecca in Ottoman times.
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A Moroccan prince or ruler.
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A descendant of Muhammad through his daughter Fatima.
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An Arab prince or chief.
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The chief magistrate of Mecca.
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Origin of sherif

  • Arabic šarīf noble from šarufa to be highborn śrp2 in Semitic roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition