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Kareem meaning and name origin

Kareem \k(a)-reem\ as a boy's name is pronounced kah-REEM. It is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Kareem is "generous, giving". The Koran lists generosity as one of the 99 qualities of God. Basketball great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.

Kareem has 3 variant forms: Karam, Karim and Kharim.

Kareem is also pronounced similarly to Kerem. Other suggested similar baby names are Kadeem, Karney and Kaseem.

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Popularity of Kareem

Kareem is a somewhat popular first name for males (#858 out of 1220) and also a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#71517 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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