Zuri

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7k
in the U.S.
since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Zuri

"Zuri" is a name of Swahili origin, and it means "Beautiful". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

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  1. A female given name

Notable Persons Named Zuri

Zuri Hall is a television host. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2009 to present. Zuri was born in 2 in Toledo, Ohio, U.S.

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Zuri was born on June 22nd, 1970 in Poughkeepsie, NY, USA.

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Zuri Darrell is an athlete for the Devonshire Colts.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1971 5 5 0
1973 15 10 5
1974 14 6 8
1975 11 5 6
1976 7 7 0
1977 16 11 5
1978 22 6 16
1979 16 6 10
1980 12 6 6
1982 6 6 0
1983 10 0 10
1986 43 43 0
1987 49 42 7
1988 64 52 12
1989 69 59 10
1990 52 42 10
1991 62 55 7
1992 63 55 8
1993 58 53 5
1994 65 49 16
1995 66 50 16
1996 63 48 15
1997 71 52 19
1998 79 57 22
1999 88 61 27
2000 55 43 12
2001 83 56 27
2002 115 81 34
2003 103 79 24
2004 77 62 15
2005 83 69 14
2006 179 160 19
2007 239 213 26
2008 252 238 14
2009 253 238 15
2010 274 259 15
2011 333 313 20
2012 453 435 18
2013 582 568 14
2014 678 666 12
2015 728 713 15
2016 901 889 12
2017 858 847 11

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Popularity of Zuri as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Zuri

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  • How Popular is the name Zuri? Zuri is the 3,038th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Zuri have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,272 babies born with the first name Zuri in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zuri to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Zuri? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Zuri first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zuri is Wednesday, November 8th, 1967.
  • What year had the most people named Zuri born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zuri was in 2016 with a total of 889 babies.
  • Random Zuri Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zuri ranks 76th in popularity as a baby girl's name in District of Columbia. Imagine that, 15 babies in District of Columbia have the same name as you in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Zuri: Your name in reverse order is Iruz. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Zuir. How do you pronounce that?

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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).
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