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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Zuni

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  • A submission from Oman says the name Zuni means "Princess" and is of Arabic origin.
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  1. A member of the Pueblo people living in western New Mexico

From earlier Zuñi, from American Spanish, from Acoma Western Keres sɨ̂‧ni or a cognate thereof.

  1. A certain native American tribe.
  2. The language traditionally spoken by members of this tribe.
  3. A member of the Zuni tribe.

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Zuni as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Zuni U.S.
  White 5.94% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 71.78% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.96% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 18.32% 16.26%

Of Last Name Zuni

People with the last name Zuni are most frequently American Indian and Alaska Native or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Zuni

  • How Popular is the name Zuni? As a last name Zuni was the 91,221st most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Zuni first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Zuni is Saturday, January 1st, 1887.
  • How unique is the name Zuni? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Zuni. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Zuni: Your name in reverse order is Inuz. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Zuin. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Zuni? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 202 people with the last name Zuni.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Zuni? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Zuni as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.4m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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Past life for Zuni born Feb 26, 1929

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 Western Russia approximately on 525. Your profession was librarian, priest, and keeper of tribal relics.

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. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.