Type Surname (from given name)
Usage Berber (Modern, Rare)
Pronounced Pron. mack-reth
Other Forms FormsMekref, El Mekref, Mkrf
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Contributor Contrib.anonymous on 10/20/2018
Mkerref originated from the 1950s in Tangier, Morocco. The surname is rare and its holders have riffian (amazigh) roots, known as the Temsamanis originally. Little is known about the meaning/etymology of the name "Mkerref". The reason behind the surname change likewise remains unclear.