US Popularity:12393
Shaka, meaning "power," has African roots. Shaka was the name of a Zulu tribal leader from the early 19th century who shaped a group of tribes into the Zulu nation of southern Africa. He was one of the most important monarchs of the Zulu and transformed their military. This gender-neutral name will imbue baby with a sense of strength, so they know they can tackle whatever life might throw at them. Shaka is also an Arabic girl's name that means "pretty," and is a diminutive of Shakila.

Shaka Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Shaka is currently #3783 on The Bump
Boy:Shaka is currently #2537 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Shaka is currently #2097 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Shaka is currently #12393 in U.S. births
Boy:Shaka is currently #13391 in U.S. births
Girl:Shaka is currently #22838 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 1993
- 3614
from 1991
In comparison to the previous year's data
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