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Zaire

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Place name
"the river that swallows all rivers"

Zaire Origin and Meaning

The name Zaire is a boy's name of African origin meaning "the river that swallows all rivers".
An African place name—Zaire was a Central African state from 1971 to 1997—it comes from a Kongo term meaning "the river that swallows all rivers." A bold and wearable choice for a son.
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# 522 in the US

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Famous People Named Zaire

  • Zaire Blessing Dwyane Wadeson of Dwyane Wade
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Zaire in Pop Culture

  • Former name of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Title heroine of Voltaire's tragic play 'Zaïre' (1732)about a Christian woman enslaved by Muslims
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