What does Zarek mean?
Zarek [za-rek] as a boys' name is pronounced ZAR-ek. It is of Polish origin. Nickname or short form of Belshazzar (Babylonian) "Baal protect the king". Biblical: the son of Nebuchadnezzar, and the last king of Babylon. At a famous feast held by Belshazzar, handwriting appeared on the wall of the hall, warning of the king's doom. This led to our saying, "the writing is on the wall".
(male) Zurek, Zurrek, ..
(female) Zarekka, Zareko, ..
How popular is Zarek?
Zarek is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#57406 out of 150436, Top 38%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Zarek for boys. Zarek entered the list in 1999 and reached its apex rank of #1901 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)
Zarek is alike in pronunciation to Saarik, Sareek, Sareeq and Sariq. Other recommended names are Arek, Barek, Damek, Danek, Darek, Derek▼, Erek, Fabek, Garek, Gerek, Janek, Jarek, Jerek, Jurek, Malek, Marek, Mirek, Radek, Rurek, Tareek, Tarek, Vanek, Zack▼, Zadok, Zak, Zale, Zane▲ and Zared. These names tend to be more frequently used than Zarek.