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since 1880
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Fun Facts about the name Zebra

  • How many people with the first name Zebra have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Zebra in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Zebra? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1957 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Zebra first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zebra is Wednesday, June 23rd, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Zebra born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zebra was in 1957 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Zebra: Your name in reverse order is Arbez. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Bezar. How do you pronounce that?
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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Zebra" mean? The list below shows the origins of Zebra as well as things modernly associated with the name Zebra such as celebrities named Zebra.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Ze"bra
Any member of three species of African wild horses remarkable for having the body white or yellowish white, and conspicuously marked with dark brown or brackish bands.

Note: ☞ The true or mountain zebra (Equus zebra syn. Asinus zebra) is nearly white, and the bands which cover the body and legs are glossy black. Its tail has a tuft of black hair at the tip. It inhabits the mountains of Central and Southern Africa, and is noted for its wariness and wildness, as well as for its swiftness. The second species (Equus Burchellii syn. Asinus Burchellii or Equus quagga), known as Burchell's zebra plains zebra, and dauw, is the most abundant, inhabiting the grassy plains of tropical and southern Africa, and differing from the preceding in not having dark bands on the legs, while those on the body are more irregular. It has a long tail, covered with long white flowing hair. Grevy's zebra (Equus grevyi) is distinct from the others in being placed in the subgenus Dolichohippus, whereas the plains and mountain zebras are placed in the subgenus Hippotigris. More on zebras can be found at:

Etymology: Pg. zebra; cf. Sp. cebra; probably from a native African name

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Any of several fleet black-and-white striped African equines

Other Inspirations for the Name Zebra

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What does the name Zebra mean?

Zis for zip, the quickness in your step!

Eis for elegant, born within you.

Bis for bloom, your glow of life.

Ris for rational, the way you think.

Ais for athleticism, embrace the competitor within

Past life for Zebra born May 9, 1960

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Yukon approximately on 1325. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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