Meaning and name origin
Lateefa \l(a)-tee-fa\ as a girl's name is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Lateefa is "gentle, pleasant". Lateefa is a variant of Latifah (Arabic): also a rhyming variant of Ketifa (Arabic) "flowering".
Lateefa is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Lateefa and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Latifah. (2014 statistics).