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If you're looking for a strong African name for your son, look no further than Jabari. The name has origins in Swahili and Arabic and is often bestowed upon baby boys when their parents want them to grow up to be brave. It pairs well with a variety of middle names, including the classics. While it's not as popular s it once was, it remains a top 1,000 baby name for boys in the United States.

Meaning of the name Jabari:

Swahili: The brave one

Origin of the name Jabari:

The baby name Jabari is derived from the Swahili word for “the brave one.” It also has Arabic roots as a surname.

Baby name Jabari

Symbolism of the name Jabari:

Swahili is an African language. In many parts of Africa, it's common for new parents to choose a name for their babies that represents what they want for them in the future. Choosing Jabari could mean that you want your son to grow up to be brave.

Style of the name Jabari:

Modern, multicultural

Gender of the name Jabari:

Jabari is a boy's name.

Pronunciation of the name Jabari:


Number of syllables in the name Jabari:


Emotion evoked from the name Jabari:

The baby name Jabari evokes images of someone who is strong and confident.

Alternative spellings for the name Jabari:

  • Jabaree
  • Jabareigh
  • Jabarie
  • Jabarey
  • Jabary

Nicknames for the name Jabari:

  • Bari
  • Jay

Popularity of the name Jabari:

According to the Social Security Administration, Jabari has been a top 1,000 baby name for boys in the United States since 1974. As of 2020, it ranked at number 952.

Related names for the name Jabari:

Great middle names for Jabari and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Jabari:

  • Jabari Miles Evan (rapper known as Naledge)
  • Jabari Asim (writer)
  • Jabari Bird (basketball player)
  • Jabari Blash (baseball player)
  • Jabari Parker (basketball player)

Jabaris in popular culture:

  • Jabari Wilkes (character on the TV show “Girlfriends”)
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