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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Dakari

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  • A user from Guatemala says the name Dakari is of Swahili origin and means "Happiness".
  • According to a user from New Jersey, United States, the name Dakari means "Happiness".
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Notable Persons Named Dakari

Dakari Johnson is a basketball player for the Oklahoma City Thunder and Oklahoma City Blue in the NBA Development League. His ongoing career started in 2015. Dakari was born on September 22nd, 1995 in Brooklyn.


How popular is the baby name Dakari in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1974 6 0 6
1976 5 0 5
1977 5 0 5
1978 8 0 8
1987 5 0 5
1990 10 0 10
1991 12 0 12
1992 13 0 13
1993 15 0 15
1994 23 0 23
1995 27 5 22
1996 22 0 22
1997 37 0 37
1998 43 0 43
1999 36 0 36
2000 54 5 49
2001 56 0 56
2002 50 5 45
2003 56 0 56
2004 86 7 79
2005 79 7 72
2006 83 5 78
2007 88 6 82
2008 92 7 85
2009 100 6 94
2010 95 8 87
2011 85 8 77
2012 145 6 139
2013 108 7 101
2014 115 9 106
2015 122 8 114
2016 124 8 116
2017 166 8 158
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Dakari

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Dakari as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Dakari

  • How Popular is the name Dakari? Dakari is the 6,853rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Dakari have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,971 babies born with the first name Dakari in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dakari to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dakari? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1974 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Dakari first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dakari is Thursday, August 28th, 1952.
  • What year had the most people named Dakari born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dakari was in 2017 with a total of 158 babies.
  • Random Dakari Factoid: According to the 2000 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Dakari is not a popular baby boy's name in Virginia. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Virginia have the same name as you in 2000.
  • Weird things about the name Dakari: Your name in reverse order is Irakad. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Kaaird. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Dakari born Feb 3, 2017

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Israel approximately on 1400. Your profession was seaman, dealer, businessman, and broker.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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