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What does Zarek mean?

Zarek Pronunciation of Zarek 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".

ASSOCIATED WITH protect (defender), king, biblical, famous


(male) Zurek, ..

(female) Zareko, ..

Zarek Boaz (Z.B.), ..

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)

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, 2018)

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

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

Similar Names

Zarek is alike in pronunciation to Saarik, Sareek, Sareeq and Sariq. Other recommended sound-alike 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.