What does Lateef mean?
Lateef /la-teef/ [2 sylls.] as a name for boys. Lateef's root is Arabic, and the meaning of the name Lateef is "gentle, kind". Lateef is a variant transcription of Latif (Arabic). Compare surname Latiff.
How popular is Lateef?
Lateef is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#51809 out of 150436, Top 34%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Lateef for boys. Lateef has not been listed in the Top 1000 thus far. (2014 Birth Statistics)