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Origin and Meaning of Zenzile

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  • According to a user from South Africa, the name Zenzile is of African origin and means "One who can overcome life's obstacles, and make a way for herself".
Other origins: Xhosa-African

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Notable Persons Named Zenzile

Miriam Makeba was a marabi, world music, folk music, pop rock, jazz, and afro-soul singer-songwriter and actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1954 to 2008. Miriam was given the name Zenzile Miriam Makeba on March 4th, 1932 in Johannesburg. Miriam is also known as Mama Africa. She left this life on November 9th, 2008.


Fun Facts about the name Zenzile

  • How unique is the name Zenzile? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Zenzile was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Zenzile: Your name in reverse order is Eliznez. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ezlinze. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Zenzile born Jun 13, 1970

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 Southern Africa approximately on 1825. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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