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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Zammit

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  • A user from Australia says the name Zammit is of Unknown origin and means "Hands held".
  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Zammit is of Arabic origin and means "Held hands".
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Alt. Meaning

Z is for zest, your zeal for life.

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

M is for marvelous, which is how others see you

M is for melody, the song of life.

I is for interest, you show in others.

T is for tender, loving nature.

Notable Persons Named Zammit

Zammit was born on June 23rd, 1890. He left this life in 1960.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Zammit

Sir Themistocles Zammit was an archaeologist, historian, medical doctor, academic, and writer. Themistocles was born on September 30th, 1864 in Valletta. Themistocles is also known as Sir Temi Zammit. He left this life on November 2nd, 1935.


Paul Zammit is a soccer player for the Rabat Ajax F.C., Hibernians F.C., Hamrun Spartans F.C., Mosta F.C., and Malta national under-21 football team. Paul was born on September 21st, 1969 in Malta.


Aidan Zammit is a jazz, rhythm, blues, pop music, and film score musician, songwriter, and record producer. He plays Keyboard instrument, Piano, Synthesizer, Guitar, and Vocals. He was most active from 1990 to present. Aidan was given the name Aidan Zammit Lupi on October 20th, 1965 in Sliema.


Ivan Zammit is a soccer player for the Gżira United F.C., Valletta F.C., Żurrieq F.C., Floriana F.C., Hamrun Spartans F.C., Birkirkara F.C., Marsaxlokk F.C., Vittoriosa Stars F.C., Balzan F.C., Malta national under-21 football team, and Malta national football team. Ivan was born on March 17th, 1972 in Valletta.


Michael Zammit is a philosophy. Michael was born in 1954 in Valletta.


Ninu Zammit is a politician. Ninu was born in Malta.


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Popularity of Zammit as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Zammit U.S.
  White 94.58% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.20% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.98% 16.26%

Of Last Name Zammit

People with the last name Zammit are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Zammit

  • How Popular is the name Zammit? As a last name Zammit was the 28,704th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Zammit? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Zammit was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Zammit: Your name in reverse order is Timmaz. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mtmaiz. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Zammit? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 830 people with the last name Zammit.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Zammit? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Zammit as their last name since less than 1 person in 357k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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