What does Hanif mean?
Hanif /ha-nif/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Hanif is "devout devotee of Islam". Filmmaker Hanif Kureishi.
VariationsKreatif forms: Harnif, Hennif, Hinif. [more]
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 1000 thus far. (2014 Birth Statistics)
A recommended similar baby name is Hani. Like Hanif, this name is not commonly used.