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What does Lateefah mean?

Lateefah Pronunciation of Lateefah [la-teefah] as a girls' name has its root in Arabic, and the meaning of Lateefah is "gentle, pleasant". Lateefah is an alternate spelling of Latifah (Arabic).

Associated with: arabic, gentle.


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

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Lateefah Karlie (L.K.), ..

How popular is Lateefah?

Lateefah is an uncommon given name for women. Lateefah is also a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. The only popular varying form of Lateefah (not ranked) is Latifah. Other forms, like Latiffa, are uncommon. Adoption of this form of Lateefah was common 25 years ago, but now, Latifah has become somewhat dated. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Akeelah, Aleezah, Ameenah, Ateefa, Ateefah, Atifah, Datiah (see Datya), Fateema, Fateemah, Fatmah, Freedah, Geelah, Haleemah, Hameedah, Haneeah, Jaeleah, Jameelah, Kaelah, Kaleah, Kareemah, Labella, Laberta, Lacee, Lacreash, Laela, Lakecia, Lanah, Lanesha, Lanessa, Lannah, Laree, Lareina, Lata, Latania, Latanya, Latasha, Latavia, Latesha, Latina, Latitia, Latonia, Latonya, Latoria, Latoyah, Latoyla, Latrecia, Laveda, Lavella, Lavera, Laveta, Laylah, Leanah, Leelah, Leena, Leenah, Leeya, Leeza, Leilah, Lelah, Lemuelah (see Lemuela), Leorah, Litzea (see Liza), Marleah, Nataleah, Natanyah, Natashah, Nathifah, Natifah, Neenah, Rafah, Rasheedah, Saleemah, Seemah, Sheelah and Sheenah. These names tend to be more commonly used than Lateefah.

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