First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Shikari

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From Urdu / Hindi شکاری / शिकारी (šikārī), from Persian شکاری (šekāri, “of hunting”), from شکار (šekār, “hunting, game”).

  1. A hunter or tracker, especially in the Indian subcontinent.

shikari was also found in the following language(s): Japanese

Notable Persons Named Shikari


Shikari is a comics character.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Shikari

Shikari is a comics character.


Fun Facts about the name Shikari

  • How Popular is the name Shikari? Shikari is the 82,099th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Shikari have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6 babies born with the first name Shikari in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Shikari? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1993 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Shikari born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shikari was in 1993 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Shikari: Your name in reverse order is Irakihs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ikharis. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Shikari born Apr 5, 2001

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern India approximately on 1850. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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