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Meaning and name origin

Shaka \sh(a)-ka\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Shaka), is pronounced SHAH-kah. It is of African origin. The name of a Zulu tribal leader (sometimes compared to Attila the Hun) who shaped a group of tribes into the great Zulu nation in the early 19th century.


Shaka is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

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Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Shaq and Shays. Like Shaka, these names are not commonly used.


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