What does Hanif mean?
Hanif /ha-nif/ as a boys' name is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Hanif is "devout devotee of Islam". Filmmaker Hanif Kureishi.
Associated with: arabic
(male) Henif, Hewnif, ..
(female) Hami, Hamin, ..
How popular is Hanif?
Hanif is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#28005 out of 150436, Top 19%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Hanif for boys. Hanif has not been ranked in the Top 2000 thus far. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Recommended names are Habib, Hadi, Hafiz, Hai, Haig, Haim, Hakim, Hali, Halim, Hamid, Hamil, Han, Hanan, Hani, Haniel, Hank▲, Hanly, Hanno, Hanns, Hanok, Hans▼, Hansl, Hanss, Hany, Hari, Havin, Haviv, Hayim, Hazin, Honi and Latif. These names tend to be more commonly used than Hanif.