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in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Zamzam

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Borrowed from Arabic زَمْزَم‎ (zamzam).

  1. An Islamic holy well in Mecca, supposed to have been miraculously generated by Allah when Abraham's infant son Ishmael was crying for water.

Notable Persons Named Zamzam

Notable Persons Named Zamzam

Zamzam Mohamed Farah

Zamzam was born on March 19th, 1991.


Fun Facts about the name Zamzam

  • How Popular is the name Zamzam? Zamzam is the 25,142nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Zamzam have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 242 babies born with the first name Zamzam in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zamzam 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 Zamzam? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1999 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Zamzam first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zamzam is Tuesday, January 1st, 1924.
  • What year had the most people named Zamzam born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zamzam was in 2015 with a total of 20 babies.
  • Random Zamzam Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zamzam is not a popular baby girl's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Minnesota have the same name in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Zamzam: The name spelled backwards is Mazmaz. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Mazamz. How do you pronounce that?
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