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Zori

Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Zori

User Submitted Origins

Slavic
48%
English
35%
African
6%
Roman
3%
Japanese
3%
Bulgarian
3%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Florida, U.S. says the name Zori means "Beautiful".
  2. A submission from Turkey says the name Zori means "Day break" and is of Roman origin.
  3. A user from Australia says the name Zori means "Golden Dawn".
  4. According to a user from Florida, U.S., the name Zori is of Bulgarian origin and means "The morning star is called Zornitsa ,Zori for short".
  5. A user from Georgia, U.S. says the name Zori means "Zori is a kind of shoe".
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  1. A sandal attached to the foot by a thong over the toes
Wiktionary

From Japanese 草履 (zōri).

  1. Japanese sandals made from rice straw or lacquered wood, worn with a kimono for formal occasions.
  2. (regional, especially Southeast US) A sandal, usually of rubber, secured to the foot by two straps mounted between the big toe and its neighbour, a flip-flop

zori was also found in the following language(s): Basque, Romanian, Serbo-Croatian, and Torres Strait Creole

Notable Persons Named Zori

Notable Persons Named Zori

Zori Balayan

Zori was born in 1935.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Zori

Notable Persons With the Last Name Zori

Abdul Ghafoor Zori

Abdul was born in 1950 in Zaranj.

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Fun Facts about the name Zori

  • How Popular is the name Zori? Zori is the 16,162nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Zori have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 535 babies born with the first name Zori in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zori 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 Zori? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1993 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Zori first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zori is Friday, September 11th, 1908.
  • What year had the most people named Zori born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zori was in 2017 with a total of 63 babies.
  • Random Zori Factoid: According to the 2019 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zori is not a popular baby girl's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name in 2019.
  • Weird things about the name Zori: The name spelled backwards is Iroz. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Rzoi. How do you pronounce that?
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