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Zakir

First Name
482
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
205
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Zakir

User Submitted Origins

Arabic
71%
English
14%
Islamic/Muslim
7%
Urdu
7%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from Pakistan says the name Zakir is of Arabic origin and means "Gift and a man who remembers god much".
  2. A submission from Canada says the name Zakir means "One who remembers God. From Zikr - the act of remembrance" and is of Arabic origin.
  3. A user from Ireland says the name Zakir is of Arabic origin and means "Someone who believes in Allah".
  4. A user from Bangladesh says the name Zakir is of English origin and means "God".
  5. A user from Australia says the name Zakir means "Gift".
  6. A user from Georgia, U.S. says the name Zakir means "Zaki means wise and all powerful in Arabic".
  7. A user from Missouri, U.S. says the name Zakir is of Arabic origin and means "Wisdom".
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Notable Persons Named Zakir

Notable Persons Named Zakir

Zakir Naik

Zakir Naik is a president of islamic research foundation and public speaker. He was most prominent from 1991 to present. Zakir was born on October 18th, 1965 in Mumbai.

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Zakir Hussain

Zakir Hussain is a hindustani classical music, jazz fusion, and world music tabla maestro and tabla. He plays Tabla. He was most prominent from 1963 to present. Zakir was born on March 9th, 1951.

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Zakir Husain

Zakir Husain was a 3rd President of India, Vice President of India, Governor of Bihar, and List of governors of Bihar. Zakir was born on February 8th, 1897 in Hyderabad. He passed away on May 3rd, 1969.

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Zakir Khan

Zakir Khan is a cricketer.

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Zakir Hasanov

Zakir Hasanov is a Minister of Defence, Minister of Internal Affairs, Ministry of Defense (Azerbaijan), and Ministry of Internal Affairs (Azerbaijan). Zakir was born Zakir Hasanov on June 6th, 1959 in Astara District.

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Zakir Garalov

He has been prominent since 2000. Zakir was born on January 13th, 1956 in Dmanisi.

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  • Zakir Hasan
    Cricketer
  • Zakir Ramiev
  • Zakir Hussain Gaisawat
    Member of Legislative Assembly

Notable Persons With the Last Name Zakir

Notable Persons With the Last Name Zakir

Kashmiri Lal Zakir

Kashmiri Lal Zakir is a poet, novelist, short story writer, and playwright. His ongoing career started in 1940.

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Shohrat Zakir

Shohrat Zakir is a Chairman of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region and Chairmanof theXinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. Shohrat was born in Yining , Xinjiang, China.

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Gasim bey Zakir

Gasim bey Zakir was a poet. Gasim was born in 1784 in Shusha. He passed away in 1857.

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Asif Zakir

Asif was born on September 1st, 1983 in Karachi, Pakistan.

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S.M. Zakir

S.M. was given the name Syed Mohd Zakir Syed Othman Al-Yahya on February 4th, 1969 in Kota Bharu, Kelantan.

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Zakir U.S.
  White 11.71% 64.26%
  African American 4.39% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 72.20% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 8.78% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Zakir

People with the last name Zakir are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Zakir

  • How Popular is the name Zakir? Zakir is the 17,186th most popular name of all time. As a last name Zakir was the 90,113th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Zakir have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 482 babies born with the first name Zakir in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zakir 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 Zakir? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1990 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Zakir first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zakir is Thursday, April 5th, 1923.
  • What year had the most people named Zakir born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zakir was in 2015 with a total of 37 babies.
  • Random Zakir Factoid: According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zakir is not a popular baby boy's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name in 2012.
  • Weird things about the name Zakir: The name spelled backwards is Rikaz. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Kirza. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Zakir? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 205 people with the last name Zakir.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Zakir? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Zakir 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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