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since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Zandi

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  • A submission from Texas, United States says the name Zandi means "Defender of men" and is of Unknown origin.
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Notable Persons With the Last Name Zandi

His military service ended in 2001. Jalil was born in 1951 in Garmsar. He passed away in 2001.


Mark was born in 1959.


Ferydoon Zandi is a soccer player for the SV Meppen, SV Werder Bremen, SC Freiburg, VfB Lübeck, FC Kaiserslautern, TuS Koblenz, Apollon Limassol, Olympiakos Nicosia, Alki Larnaca F.C., Steel Azin F.C., Esteghlal F.C., Al Ahli SC (Doha), Germany national under-21 football team, and Iran nationa. Ferydoon was born on April 26th, 1979 in Emden.


Iman Zandi is a basketball player. He has been prominent since 2000. Iman was born on September 17th, 1981 in Iran.


Abbas was born on June 3rd, 1930 in Tehran.


Iraj was born in 1929 in Tehran.


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Popularity of Zandi as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Zandi U.S.
  White 88.22% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.93% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 8.41% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.06% 16.26%

Of Last Name Zandi

People with the last name Zandi are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Zandi

  • How Popular is the name Zandi? As a last name Zandi was the 40,800th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Zandi? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Zandi was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Zandi: Your name in reverse order is Idnaz. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iandz. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Zandi? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 535 people with the last name Zandi.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Zandi? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Zandi as their last name since less than 1 person in 556k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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