Hawramani Encyclopedia of Muslim Baby Names

Ashraf (Name)

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Ashraf (transliteration: Ashraf, Arabic: أشرف) is an Arabic name for boys that means “loftier”, “more exalted”, “loftiest”, “most exalted”.1 Ashraf is the comparative and superlative form of sharīf (“exalted”, “lofty”).2

There are two Companions of the Prophet Muhammad named Ashraf:

  • Ashraf (last name unknown) أشرف غير منسوب
  • Ashraf bin Humayyir bin Dhuhl أشرف بن حمير بن ذهل

Below is the name Ashraf written in Arabic naskh script:

Below is the name Ashraf written in Arabic kufi script:

Footnotes

  1. Sultan Qaboos Encyclopedia of Arab Names (Sultan Qaboos University, 1985), entry for أَشْرَف.
  2. Taj al-Lughah wa Sihaah al-Arabiyyah by al-Jawhari (d. 1003 CE), entry for شرف.

3 thoughts on “Ashraf (Name)

  1. Mohammad Ashraf Ali

    Mera name mohammad Ashraf Ali hai aur mausoleum raaj mistrial ka kaam karta hun aur Sasha big hun mera age 18 year hai mera ghar Bihar me hai (Thank you Ashraf Ali)

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  2. Mohammad Ashraf Ali

    Hi: Mera name mohammad Ashraf Ali hai aur mere father ka name mohammad Islam hai mai raaj mistrial ka kaam karta hun aur mera age 18 year hai mera ghar Bihar me hai (Thank you Ashraf Ali)

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