"noble, generous"

Karim Origin and Meaning

The name Karim is a boy's name meaning "noble, generous".

Kareem is the more popular form in the US, thanks to basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, but Karim is right on his heels after being among the fastest-rising names of 2022. French soccer player Karim Benzema's recent success on the elite team Real Madrid may play in a part in the name's upswing.

# 772 in the US

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Famous People Named Karim

  • Karim Dule HillAmerican actor
  • Karim Benzemafootballer for Real Madrid and the French national team
  • Karim Florent LaghouagAlgerian French horse rider

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