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Hanif Name Meaning

Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic hanif ‘upright’, ‘true believer’. The Qur’an (3: 67) mentions the Prophet Ibrahim (Abraham) as hanif: ‘Ibrahim was not a Jew nor yet a Christian but he was an upright man who had surrendered to Allah accepting Islam.’

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Hakim, Habib, Hai, Hadi, Ghani, Sani, Hanis, Hana, Hanak, Haik

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Hanif Family Origin

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Hanif Family Occupations

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Hanif Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Hanif Life Expectancy

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Between 1985 and 2004, in the United States, Hanif life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Hanif in 1985 was 57, and 63 in 2004.

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