Zakaria

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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Zakaria

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  • A submission from Algeria says the name Zakaria means "God has remembered." and is of Hebrew origin.
  • A submission from Bangladesh says the name Zakaria means "Purified" and is of Islamic,Arabic origin.
Other origins: Arabic

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  1. Zachariah (biblical character)

Notable Persons Named Zakaria

Zakaria Bakkali is a soccer player for the Valencia CF, RFC Liège, Standard Liège, PSV Eindhoven, Jong PSV, Belgium national youth football team, and Belgium national under-17 football team. Zakaria was born on January 26th, 1996 in Liège, Belgium.

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Zakaria Labyad is a soccer player for the Fulham F.C., Sporting Clube de Portugal B, USV Elinkwijk, PSV Eindhoven, Sporting Clube de Portugal, Vitesse Arnhem, Netherlands national under-17 football team, and Morocco national football team. Zakaria was born on March 9th, 1993 in Utrecht.

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Zakaria El Azzouzi is a soccer player for the FC Twente, AFC DWS, Ajax Youth Academy, AFC Ajax, Jong Ajax, Morocco national under-17 football team, and Morocco national under-20 football team. Zakaria was born on May 7th, 1996 in Rotterdam.

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Zakaria was born on October 24th, 1934.

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Zakaria Mohieddin was an office holder. His military service ended in 1952. Zakaria was born on July 5th, 1918. He breathed his last breath on May 15th, 2012.

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Zakaria Tamer is a short story and children's literature writer. He has been prominent since 1960. Zakaria was born on January 2nd, 1931 in Damascus.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Zakaria

Fareed Zakaria is a journalist and author. He holds the title Government of India awarded Padma Bhushan award to Zakaria in January 2010 for his contribution to journalism and Government of IndiaawardedPadma Bhushanaward to Zakaria in January 2010 for his contribution to journalism. Fareed was given the name Fareed Rafiq Zakaria on January 20th, 1964 in Mumbai.

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Denis Zakaria is a soccer player for the BSC Young Boys, Servette FC, and Switzerland national under-19 football team. Denis was born on November 20th, 1996 in Switzerland.

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Maryam Zakaria is a model (people), actor, choreography, model, actress, and choreographer. She was most prominent from 2009 to present. Maryam was born Maryam Zakaria in Tehran.

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Arif Zakaria is an actor. Arif was born Arif Zakaria on November 11th, 1966 in Mumbai.

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Moufdi Zakaria was a poet and writer. Moufdi was born on June 12th, 1908 in Ghardaïa. He died on August 17th, 1977.

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Arifin Zakaria is a Chief Judge of the High Court of Malaya, Chief Justice of Malaysia, and Chief Judge of theHigh Court of Malaya. Arifin was born on October 1st, 1950 in Pasir Mas.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1980 6 0 6
1983 5 0 5
1985 6 0 6
1987 8 0 8
1988 8 0 8
1989 9 0 9
1990 17 0 17
1991 18 0 18
1992 11 0 11
1993 28 5 23
1994 25 0 25
1995 20 0 20
1996 39 6 33
1997 41 7 34
1998 52 9 43
1999 49 0 49
2000 67 20 47
2001 80 25 55
2002 90 11 79
2003 82 17 65
2004 95 23 72
2005 104 13 91
2006 92 9 83
2007 86 17 69
2008 107 17 90
2009 136 29 107
2010 147 25 122
2011 174 59 115
2012 127 32 95
2013 140 16 124
2014 113 11 102
2015 139 11 128
2016 118 11 107
2017 156 11 145

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Popularity of Zakaria as a first name

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Popularity of Zakaria as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Zakaria U.S.
  White 53.11% 64.26%
  African American 10.05% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 31.48% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.50% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.86% 16.26%

Of Last Name Zakaria

People with the last name Zakaria are most frequently White, African American, or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Zakaria

  • How Popular is the name Zakaria? Zakaria is the 6,017th most popular name of all time. As a last name Zakaria was the 26,630th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Zakaria have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,395 babies born with the first name Zakaria in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zakaria to occupy the territory of Norfolk Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 2,302 (as of August 9, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Zakaria? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1980 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Zakaria first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zakaria is Thursday, March 15th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Zakaria born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zakaria was in 2017 with a total of 145 babies.
  • Random Zakaria Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zakaria is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 14 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Zakaria: Your name in reverse order is Airakaz. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Akzaiar. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Zakaria? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 915 people with the last name Zakaria.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Zakaria? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Zakaria as their last name since less than 1 person in 323k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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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