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 Zaleski

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Alt. Meaning

Z is for zip, the quickness in your step!

A is for adorable, how precious

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

E is for elate, you make others happy.

S is for sweetheart, you really are!

K is for knowledge, an avid learner

I is for important, the search for all parts of life that are

Notable Persons With the Last Name Zaleski

Terence was born on May 13th, 1959 in Yonkers, New York. He breathed his last breath on October 29th, 1993.


He was most active from 1947 to 1972. August was born on September 13th, 1883 in Warsaw. He breathed his last breath on April 7th, 1972.



Marcin Zaleski is an artist in the field of painting. Marcin was born in Kraków.


Glenn Zaleski is a jazz musician. Glenn was born in Boylston, Massachusetts, U.S.


Józef was born on February 14th, 1802 in Kiev. He left this life on March 31st, 1886.


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Popularity of Zaleski as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Zaleski U.S.
  White 95.87% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.76% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.45% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.37% 16.26%

Of Last Name Zaleski

People with the last name Zaleski are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Zaleski

  • How Popular is the name Zaleski? As a last name Zaleski was the 9,451st most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Zaleski? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Zaleski was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Zaleski: Your name in reverse order is Ikselaz. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Kzaseil. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Zaleski? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,442 people with the last name Zaleski.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Zaleski? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Zaleski as their last name.

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