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What does Zuleika mean?

Zuleika Pronunciation of Zuleika [zulei-ka] as a girls' name is pronounced zoo-LAY-kah. It is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Zuleika is "fair; brilliant and lovely". Made famous by Max Beerbohm's comic heroine in the novel "Zuleika Dobson".

Associated with: arabic, brilliant (light), heroine, novel (literary).


Zuleika has 2 variants: Zulaica and Zuleica.

Creative forms:
(female) Zeleika, Zuleina, ..

(male) Zuleinas, Zulig, ..

Middle name pairings:
Zuleika Charley (Z.C.), ..

How popular is Zuleika?

Zuleika is an uncommon given name for women. Zuleika is also a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Zuleika has not made it into the list so far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Zuleika name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Zuleika outside U.S.

Similar Names

Zuleika is alike in pronunciation to Zalika. Other recommended names are Aleka, Alenka, Alika, Ambeika (see Ambika), Aunika, Elika, Jareika (see Jarica), Julinka, Juliska, Lalika, Lillika, Lujzika, Malika, Olenka, Ruzenka, Tameika, Ulrika, Valeska, Velika, Yudelka, Yulenka, Yulinka, Yulka, Zalia, Zelaina, Zelenia, Zelenya, Zelia, Zelima, Zelina, Zilvia, Zlatka, Zolia, Zoyenka, Zuleima, Zulema, Zuleyma, Zulima, Zulma, Zureida, Zureidy, Zylia, Zylina and Zylvia. These names tend to be more frequently used than Zuleika.

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