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Gender: F Meaning of Zuri: "good, beautiful" Origin of Zuri: Kiswahili Zuri's Popularity in 2014: #475

Zuri migrated, at least to American sensibilities, to the feminine side when an Ohio zoo used it for a female giraffe. It was an on-the-rise name for 2014, gaining 50 spots since 2013 and cracking the Top 500. For either gender, Zuri is an attractive name with the usual Z-initial zest.

Zuri Ross also is a character on the Disney show Jessie.

Famous People Named Zuri

Zuri Marley (b. 1995), daughter of Ziggy Marley

Pop Culture References for the name Zuri

Zuri Ross, a main character on the Disney show "Jessie"