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 Zam

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zam was also found in the following language(s): Luxembourgish, Old High German, and Turkish

Notable Persons With the Last Name Zam

Ndzam zam is a sports team member for the Mount Cameroon F.C.


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Popularity of Zam as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Zam U.S.
  White 64.58% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 24.48% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 9.38% 16.26%

Of Last Name Zam

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

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Fun Facts about the name Zam

  • How Popular is the name Zam? Zam is the 64,095th most popular name of all time. As a last name Zam was the 95,115th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Zam have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 17 babies born with the first name Zam in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Zam? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2013 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Zam first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zam is Monday, March 15th, 1915.
  • What year had the most people named Zam born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zam was in 2016 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Zam: Your name in reverse order is Maz. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Azm. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Zam? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 192 people with the last name Zam.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Zam? Zam 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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