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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Zakari

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Alt. Meaning

Z is for zeal, your zest for life.

A is for athleticism, embrace the competitor within

K is for kid, the child within.

A is for approachable, constantly meeting new people

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

Notable Persons Named Zakari

Zakari was born on June 8th, 1982 in Dosso, Niger.


Zakari Lambo is a soccer player for the JS du Ténéré, Étoile Filante de Ouagadougou, Hutnik Nowa Huta, RCD Mallorca, SC Eendracht Aalst, VfR Mannheim, UR Namur, R.F.C. Tournai, and Niger national football team. Zakari was born on May 14th, 1976 in Dogondoutchi.



Zakari Morou is a soccer player for the Gomido FC, Liberty Professionals F.C., Free State Stars F. C., and Togo national football team. Zakari was born on December 12th, 1991 in Bafilo.


Zakari Yaou Illa is a sports team member for the US Ouagadougou.


Zakari Awudu is a sports team member for the Union Douala.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Zakari

Aziz Zakari is an athlete. Aziz was born on September 2nd, 1976 in Accra.


Amina Bala Zakari is an Acting Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission and Acting Chairman of theIndependent National Electoral Commission. Amina was born on June 23rd, 1960.


Danladi Mohammed Zakari is a Military Administrator of Kogi State and Military Administrator ofKogi State. His ongoing career started in 1991.


Hamza Zakari is a soccer player for the UMF Selfoss, K.A.S. Eupen, and Tromsø IL. Hamza was born on July 4th, 1994 in Ghana.


Issah Zakari is an athlete for the Unity Sporting Club.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1986 6 0 6
1987 8 0 8
1988 8 0 8
1989 15 0 15
1990 10 0 10
1991 5 0 5
1992 23 0 23
1993 19 0 19
1994 20 0 20
1995 13 0 13
1996 21 0 21
1997 10 0 10
1998 19 0 19
1999 28 0 28
2000 30 7 23
2001 38 7 31
2002 27 0 27
2003 22 0 22
2004 32 0 32
2005 26 0 26
2006 31 8 23
2007 48 7 41
2008 56 8 48
2009 45 9 36
2010 65 12 53
2011 71 13 58
2012 57 19 38
2013 51 14 37
2014 59 13 46
2015 72 11 61
2016 105 10 95
2017 117 11 106

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Popularity of Zakari as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Zakari U.S.
  White 37.50% 64.26%
  African American 52.68% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 6.25% 16.26%

Of Last Name Zakari

People with the last name Zakari are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Zakari

  • How Popular is the name Zakari? Zakari is the 9,610th most popular name of all time. As a last name Zakari was the 147,253rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Zakari have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,157 babies born with the first name Zakari in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zakari to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Zakari? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1986 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Zakari first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zakari is Tuesday, February 20th, 1900.
  • What year had the most people named Zakari born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zakari was in 2017 with a total of 106 babies.
  • Random Zakari Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zakari is not a popular baby boy's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 10 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Zakari: Your name in reverse order is Irakaz. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rziaak. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Zakari? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 112 people with the last name Zakari.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Zakari? Zakari is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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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