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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Zerda

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  • According to a user from Bosnia and Herzegovina, the name Zerda is of Arabic origin and means "Yellow".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun ‖Zer"da
The fennec.

Etymology: Of African origin


From Arabic زِيرْدَاو (zerdaw, “fennec”), possibly of Persian or African origin. Compare Persian زرد (zard, “yellow”) and the dialectal suffix و (-ow, -aw), creates nouns from adjectives.

  1. (archaic) The fennec.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Zerda

Iván Zerda is a sports team member for the Club Deportivo San José.


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Popularity of Zerda as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Zerda U.S.
  White 11.86% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 16.95% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 71.19% 16.26%

Of Last Name Zerda

People with the last name Zerda are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Zerda

  • How Popular is the name Zerda? As a last name Zerda was the 141,140th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Zerda first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Zerda is Saturday, August 12th, 1905.
  • How unique is the name Zerda? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Zerda. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Zerda: Your name in reverse order is Adrez. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Edzra. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Zerda? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 118 people with the last name Zerda.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Zerda? Zerda is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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Past life for Zerda born Feb 22, 1978

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 Northern China approximately on 1375. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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