Zendaya

First Name
2k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Zendaya

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     African
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     English
20%
     Zimbabwe
10%

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Zendaya is of African origin and means "Singer".
  • A submission from Maryland, United States says the name Zendaya means "To give thanks".
  • A submission from Kenya says the name Zendaya means "My gift".
  • A submission from Jamaica says the name Zendaya means "Gift of god" and is of African origin.
  • According to a user from Tanzania, the name Zendaya is of African origin and means "Beauty inside".
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  1. A female given name

Notable Persons Named Zendaya

Zendaya is an actress, singer, dancer, and model. She has been prominent since 2009. Zendaya was given the name Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman on September 1st, 1996 in Oakland, California, United States.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Zendaya

Zendaya is an actress, singer, dancer, and model. She has been prominent since 2009. Zendaya was given the name Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman on September 1st, 1996 in Oakland, California, United States.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
2011 26 26 0
2012 118 118 0
2013 179 179 0
2014 307 307 0
2015 353 353 0
2016 303 303 0
2017 258 258 0
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Zendaya

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Popularity of Zendaya as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Zendaya

  • How Popular is the name Zendaya? Zendaya is the 7,986th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Zendaya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,544 babies born with the first name Zendaya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zendaya 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 Zendaya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2011 when it was given as a first name to 26 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Zendaya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zendaya was in 2015 with a total of 353 babies.
  • Random Zendaya Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zendaya is not a popular baby girl's name in Oklahoma. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Oklahoma have the same name as you in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Zendaya: Your name in reverse order is Ayadnez. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ndyaeza. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Zendaya born Jul 2, 1927

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Italy approximately on 1675. Your profession was designer, engineering, and craftsman.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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