Karim (alternatively spelled Kareem, or Kerim) (Arabic: کریم‎‎) is a common given and surname of Arabic origin that means generous or noble. Not to be confounded with Al-Karim (Arabic: الکریم‎‎), which is one of the 99 names of Allah, meaning The Most Generous.

Karim is also a spelling of a similar though a lot less common name, (Arabic: كرم‎‎), this name has a short second vowel, it is commonly spelled as Karam also often spelled Karem or Kerem. Another derivative name of (Arabic: أکرم‎‎) is Akram (meaning more generous).

Given name

Karim
Kareem
Kerim

Surname

Karim
Kareem
  • Yaqub Kareem (Yakuba Karim), Nigerian boxer of the 2000s and 2010s

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