Safari name meaning

Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Safari mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Safari

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  1. An overland journey by hunters (especially in Africa)

From Swahili safari (“journey”), from Arabic سَفَر‎ (safar).

  1. (tourism) a safari
    Letztes Jahr waren wir auf .

Notable Persons Named Safari

Notable Persons Named Safari

Safari Kimanzi

Safari was born in 1994.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Safari

Notable Persons With the Last Name Safari

Behrang Safari

Behrang Safari is a soccer player for the FC Basel, Malmö FF, R.S.C. Anderlecht, and Sweden national football team. Behrang was born on February 9th, 1985 in Tehran.

Bro Safari

Bro Safari is a moombahton, trap music, dubstep, drum, and bass songwriter, remix, and record producer. He has had major accomplishments since 2008. Bro was given the name Nicholas Weiller on April 6th, 1979. Bro is also known as Knick.

Ahmad Safari

Ahmad Safari is an athlete for the Paya Sazeh FSC.

Muhd Syahmi Safari

Muhd Syahmi Safari is a sports team member for the Selangor FA.

Ali Safari

Ali Safari is an athlete for the Bimeh Hadis Qazvin FSC.

Akbar Safari

Akbar Safari is an athlete for the Shahrdari Yasuj F.C.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Safari U.S.
  White 68.91% 64.26%
  African American 15.25% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 11.73% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.35% 16.26%

Of Last Name Safari

People with the last name Safari are most frequently White, African American, or Two or More Ethnicities

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Safari

  • How Popular is the name Safari? Safari is the 21,599th most popular name of all time. As a last name Safari was the 59,324th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Safari have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 323 babies born with the first name Safari in the United States. That's more than enough people named Safari 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 Safari? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1992 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Safari first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Safari is Sunday, September 25th, 1977.
  • What year had the most people named Safari born? The highest recorded use of the first name Safari was in 2015 with a total of 23 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Safari: The name spelled backwards is Irafas. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Firaas. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Safari? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 341 people with the last name Safari.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Safari? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Safari as their last name since less than 1 person in 833k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Safari name meaning

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