Zuri name meaning

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Origin and Meaning of Zuri

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from Trinidad and Tobago, the name Zuri means "Angel and beautiful".
  2. According to 8 people from all over the world, the name Zuri is of Swahili origin and means "Beautiful".
  3. A user from Pakistan says the name Zuri means "Beautiful in Swahili".
  4. A user from Canada says the name Zuri is of Swahili origin and means "Beautiful and white/pretty".
  5. A user from Nebraska, U.S. says the name Zuri is of Swahili origin and means "Beautiful, Lovely".
  6. A user from Tanzania, United Republic of says the name Zuri is of African origin and means "The mean of Zuri is beautiful here in Tanzania . Something precious".
  7. According to a user from the United Kingdom, the name Zuri is of African origin and means "An angel".
  8. A user from California, U.S. says the name Zuri is of African origin and means "Handsome".
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Borrowed from Swahili zuri (“good”).

  1. A female given name from Swahili of modern African American usage.

Notable Persons Named Zuri

Notable Persons Named Zuri

Zuri Hall

Zuri Hall is a television host. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2009 to present. Zuri was born in 2 in Toledo, Ohio, U.S.

Zuri Lawrence

Zuri was born on June 22nd, 1970 in Poughkeepsie, NY, USA.

Zuri Darrell

Zuri Darrell is an athlete for the Devonshire Colts.


Fun Facts about the name Zuri

  • What name lists does Zuri rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Zuri? Zuri is the 2,636th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Zuri have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 9,642 babies born with the first name Zuri in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zuri to occupy the country of Saint Barth with an estimated population of 8,902 (as of January 1, 2009).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Zuri? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Zuri first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zuri is Wednesday, November 8th, 1967.
  • What year had the most people named Zuri born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zuri was in 2019 with a total of 1,179 babies. That's a lot of babies named Zuri!
  • Random Zuri Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zuri ranks 76th in popularity as a baby girl's name in District of Columbia. Imagine that, 15 babies in District of Columbia have the same name in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Zuri: The name spelled backwards is Iruz. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Uzir. How do you pronounce that?
  • Zuri name meaning

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