Its source is an Arabic expression meaning "The Generous One."
This boy's name is used in Arabic.
The name Kareem ranked 634th in popularity for males of all ages in a sample of 2000-2003 Social Security Administration statistics and 858th in popularity for males of all ages in a sample of the 1990 US Census.
In Islam, the Generous One is an appellation of God, descriptive of one of His ninety-nine attributes.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (born 1947)
American basketball player and actor.
1970-72, 1973-74, 1975-77, 1979-80 National Basketball Association Most Valuable Player (see list of NBA Most Valuable Players)