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in the U.S.
since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Zamir

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  • A submission from Florida, United States says the name Zamir means "Brave , strong" and is of English origin.
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Notable Persons Named Zamir

Zamir Jafri was an urdu poetry and scholarly method. Zamir was born on January 1st, 1916 in Chak Abdul Khaliq, Jehlum, Punjab, Pakistan. He left this life on May 16th, 1999.


Zamir was born on June 22nd, 1954.


Zamir was born in 1965.


Zamir Selamat is a soccer player for the Perak FA, Kuala Lumpur FA, Harimau Muda (football team), Harimau Muda A, Johor Darul Ta'zim F.C., PKNS F.C., and Malaysia national under-23 football team. Zamir was born on June 9th, 1989 in Kuala Lumpur.


Zamir was born in 1941. He breathed his last breath in 2003.


Zamir Daudi is a soccer player for the Viktoria Aschaffenburg, FSV Mainz 05, Rot-Weiss Essen, FC Germania 08 Ober-Roden, SV Wehen Wiesbaden, FC Eschborn, Rot-Weiss Frankfurt, TGM SV Jügesheim, and Afghanistan national football team. Zamir was born on August 5th, 1987 in Afghanistan.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Zamir

Daniel Zamir is a jazz, klezmer, and jewish music musician. Daniel was born in 1980 in Petah Tikva.


Yitzhak was born on April 15th, 1931.


Ness Zamir is a soccer player for the Beitar Jerusalem F.C., Gadna Tel Aviv Yehuda F.C., Hapoel Tzafririm Holon F.C., Beitar Nes Tubruk F.C., Getafe CF B, Albacete Balompié B, Deportivo Aragón, Maccabi Petah Tikva F.C., Bnei Yehuda Tel Aviv F.C., and Israel national under-21 football team. Ness was born on October 31st, 1990 in Rishon LeZion.


Hagai was born in 1951.


Khan was born on March 16th, 1992 in Afghanistan.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1987 8 0 8
1989 8 0 8
1990 18 0 18
1991 18 0 18
1992 16 0 16
1993 15 0 15
1994 27 0 27
1995 15 0 15
1996 30 0 30
1997 30 0 30
1998 42 0 42
1999 34 0 34
2000 49 0 49
2001 50 0 50
2002 46 0 46
2003 60 0 60
2004 70 0 70
2005 66 0 66
2006 95 0 95
2007 99 0 99
2008 100 0 100
2009 97 0 97
2010 93 0 93
2011 114 0 114
2012 120 0 120
2013 129 0 129
2014 149 0 149
2015 192 0 192
2016 175 0 175
2017 177 0 177

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Popularity of Zamir as a first name

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Popularity of Zamir as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Zamir U.S.
  White 60.87% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 28.50% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.59% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.90% 16.26%

Of Last Name Zamir

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

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Fun Facts about the name Zamir

  • How Popular is the name Zamir? Zamir is the 6,498th most popular name of all time. As a last name Zamir was the 50,467th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Zamir have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,142 babies born with the first name Zamir in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zamir to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Zamir? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1987 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Zamir first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zamir is Thursday, September 24th, 1931.
  • What year had the most people named Zamir born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zamir was in 2015 with a total of 192 babies.
  • Random Zamir Factoid: According to the 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zamir is not a popular baby boy's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 1999.
  • Weird things about the name Zamir: Your name in reverse order is Rimaz. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mizra. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Zamir? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 414 people with the last name Zamir.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Zamir? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Zamir as their last name since less than 1 person in 714k 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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