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Meaning and Origin

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Notable Persons Named Zhi

Zhi was born in 1956.


Zhi is also known as Zishan. He died in 247.



He passed away in 254.


He died in 192.



Notable Persons With the Last Name Zhi

Zheng Zhi is a soccer player for the Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao F.C., Liaoning Whowin F.C., Shenzhen F.C., Shandong Luneng Taishan F.C., Charlton Athletic F.C., Celtic F.C., and China national football team. Zheng was born on August 20th, 1980 in Shenyang, Liaoning, China. Zheng is also known as 鄭智 (Chinese).


Lü Zhi is royalty. She has had major accomplishments since 195. Lü was born in Shanfu, China.


Cheng Zhi is a fictional character.


Yang Zhi is a soccer player for the Beijing Guoan F.C. and China national football team. Yang was born on January 15th, 1983 in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China.


Empress Wang Zhi is royalty. She was most prominent from 150 to present. Empress was born in Xianyang.


Xiao Zhi is a soccer player for the Guangzhou R&F F.C., Beijing Renhe F.C., Jiangsu Suning F.C., Nanjing Yoyo F.C., and Henan Jianye F.C. Xiao was born on May 28th, 1985 in Luoyang.


Common last names for Zhi

  • Li
  • Chen
  • Huang
  • Liu

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Zhi U.S.
  White 1.93% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 96.91% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Zhi

People with the last name Zhi are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Zhi

  • How Popular is the name Zhi? Zhi is the 29,038th most popular name of all time. As a last name Zhi was the 74,608th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Zhi have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 170 babies born with the first name Zhi in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zhi to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Zhi? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1988 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Zhi first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zhi is Wednesday, December 15th, 1897.
  • What year had the most people named Zhi born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zhi was in 2001 with a total of 19 babies.
  • Random Zhi Factoid: According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zhi is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2004.
  • Weird things about the name Zhi: Your name in reverse order is Ihz. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hiz. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Zhi? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 259 people with the last name Zhi.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Zhi? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Zhi as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.1m 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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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