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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Zarek

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Alt. Meaning

Z is for zest, your zeal for life.

A is for adaptable, for the world is full of unique challenges

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

E is for enjoy, your life can be fun!

K is for keen, your sense of honesty.

Notable Persons Named Zarek

Zarek Valentin is a soccer player for the Portland Timbers, IMG Academy, Akron Zips men's soccer, Reading United A.C., Michigan Bucks, Chivas USA, Montreal Impact, FK Bodø/Glimt, United States men's national under-20 soccer team, and United States men's national under-23 soccer team. Zarek was born on August 6th, 1991 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Zarek

Tom Zarek is a vice president of the twelve colonies of kobol and vice president.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1989 8 0 8
1991 5 0 5
1992 10 0 10
1993 13 0 13
1994 17 0 17
1995 18 0 18
1996 15 0 15
1997 26 0 26
1998 28 0 28
1999 52 0 52
2000 43 0 43
2001 36 0 36
2002 39 0 39
2003 31 0 31
2004 37 0 37
2005 42 0 42
2006 38 0 38
2007 42 0 42
2008 40 0 40
2009 44 0 44
2010 44 0 44
2011 44 0 44
2012 47 0 47
2013 38 0 38
2014 50 0 50
2015 31 0 31
2016 22 0 22
2017 26 0 26

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Popularity of Zarek as a first name

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Popularity of Zarek as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Zarek U.S.
  White 94.27% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.59% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.87% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Zarek

People with the last name Zarek are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Zarek

  • How Popular is the name Zarek? Zarek is the 11,396th most popular name of all time. As a last name Zarek was the 63,524th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Zarek have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 886 babies born with the first name Zarek in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zarek to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Zarek? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1989 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Zarek first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zarek is Monday, January 1st, 1894.
  • What year had the most people named Zarek born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zarek was in 1999 with a total of 52 babies.
  • Random Zarek Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zarek is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 8 babies in California have the same name as you in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Zarek: Your name in reverse order is Keraz. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Azrek. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Zarek? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 314 people with the last name Zarek.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Zarek? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Zarek as their last name since less than 1 person in 909k 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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