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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Zurich

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  • According to a user from Switzerland, the name Zurich is of German origin and means "Gift of god".
  • According to a user from Turkey, the name Zurich means "Gift of god".
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  1. The largest city in Switzerland; located in the northern part of the country ("Zurich is the center of the German-speaking part of Switzerland")
  1. Alternative form of Zürich

Zurich was also found in the following language(s): Dutch and French

Notable Persons With the Last Name Zurich

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International Interest for Zurich

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Zurich as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Zurich U.S.
  White 93.02% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.23% 16.26%

Of Last Name Zurich

People with the last name Zurich are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Zurich

  • How Popular is the name Zurich? Zurich is the 43,714th most popular name of all time. As a last name Zurich was the 104,156th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Zurich have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 63 babies born with the first name Zurich in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Zurich? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1997 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Zurich first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zurich is Saturday, December 25th, 1915.
  • What year had the most people named Zurich born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zurich was in 2017 with a total of 16 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Zurich: Your name in reverse order is Hciruz. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Zruchi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Zurich? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 172 people with the last name Zurich.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Zurich? Zurich is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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