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What does Lateefa mean?

Lateefa Pronunciation of Lateefa [la-teefa] as a name for girls has its root in Arabic, and the name Lateefa means "gentle, pleasant". Lateefa is a variant form of Latifah (Arabic).

Associated with: arabic, gentle.


Lateefa has 5 variants: Lateefah, Lateifa, Lateiffa, Latifa and Latiffa.

Creative forms:
(female) Lateeda, Lateela, ..

(male) Lateele, Lateely, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lateefa Kelly (L.K.), ..

How popular is Lateefa?

Lateefa is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Lateefa is an equally unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. The only prominent varying form of Lateefa (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000 is Latifah. Other variants, like Latiffa, are seldom used. Adoption of this form of Lateefa was well-received among parents 25 years ago (#702). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Latifah in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lateefa and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Ateefa, Fateema, Labella, Laberta, Lacee, Laela, Lakecia, Lakeesha, Lakesha, Laketia, Laneetra, Lanesha, Lanessa, Lanetta, Larea, Laree, Lareina, Larena, Laretha, Laretta, Lata, Latania, Latanja, Latanya, Latasha, Latavia, Lateisha, Latesha, Latia, Laticia, Latina, Latisha, Latitia, Latoia, Latona, Latonia, Latonya, Latoria, Latorya, Latoya, Latoyla, Latrecia, Latreece, Latreese, Laufeia, Laurena, Laveda, Lavella, Lavena, Lavenia, Lavera, Laverna, Laveta, Lavetta, Leela, Leena, Leesa, Leeta, Leeya, Leeza, Litsea, Litzea (see Liza), Natifa, Shareefa, Stefa and Steffa. These names tend to be more commonly used than Lateefa.

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