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Tanzania name meaning

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<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Tanzania

User Submitted Origins

Swahili
59%
African
18%
English
18%
Arabic
3%
Islamic/Muslim
3%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from New Jersey, U.S., the name Tanzania means "Time Must always go on".
  2. A user from Tanzania, United Republic of says the name Tanzania is of Swahili origin and means "Gift from God".
  3. A submission from North Carolina, U.S. says the name Tanzania means "Tanzania love adventure, excitement and freedom. Tanzania are clever, quick-witted and unusually adaptable. Tanzania are capable of doing anything they wish for" and is of English origin.
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  1. A republic in eastern Africa
Wiktionary

Blend of Tanganyika +‎ Zanzibar +‎ -ia, combining the names of the former countries that merged to form Tanzania in 1964.

  1. Country in Eastern Africa. Official name: United Republic of Tanzania.

Tanzania was also found in the following language(s): Chichewa, Dinka, Italian, Latin, Norwegian Bokmål, Norwegian Nynorsk, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish, Swahili, and Swedish

Fun Facts about the name Tanzania

  • How Popular is the name Tanzania? Tanzania is the 14,052nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Tanzania have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 667 babies born with the first name Tanzania in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tanzania to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tanzania? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1968 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Tanzania born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tanzania was in 1992 with a total of 38 babies.
  • Random Tanzania Factoid: According to the 1991 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tanzania is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 7 babies in New York have the same name in 1991.
  • Weird things about the name Tanzania: The name spelled backwards is Ainaznat. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Zinnataa. How do you pronounce that?
  • Tanzania name meaning

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