"noble, generous"

Kareem Origin and Meaning

The name Kareem is a boy's name of Arabic origin meaning "noble, generous".

A favorite Muslim name, Kareem first appeared on the US Top 1000 list in 1972 (jumping in at Number 405!), coinciding with the early career of basketball great turned writer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (born Lewis Alcindor). It has continued to chart every year since.

# 626 in the US

Kareem Rank in US Top 1000

Kareem Popularity

Famous People Named Kareem

  • Kareem AbdulJabbar (born Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor, Jr), American basketball player
  • Kareem RushAmerican basketball player
  • Kareem SalamaAmerican country music singer
  • Kareem MartinAmerican NFL player
  • Kareem KellyAmerican NFL player