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Zyaire is a rising star among baby names for boys. Creative and charismatic, this name maintains roots in African tradition while possessing an unmistakable modern edge. Zyaire Jones is the male protagonist of the Zyaire and Noelle series, and Zyaire Ketmer is the titular protagonist of Zyaire's Forbidden Power. Keep reading to learn more about this name.

Meaning and Origin of the name Zyaire:

Zyaire is an alternative spelling of the name Zaire. This name originates from the Kongo phrase nzadi o nzere (meaning “great river” or “river that swallows all rivers”). Zaire was the native term for what we now know as the Congo River. Alternatively, Zyaire is the masculine variation of the Louisiana Creole name Zaïre. This name is an adaption of the Arabic name Zahra (meaning “brilliant” or “bright”).

Symbolism of the name Zyaire:

Zyaire originates from a shortened version of the native name of the Congo River. Formerly known as the Zaire River, this waterway is the second-longest river in Africa and produces the second-largest water discharge volume in the world. Official symbols of the Congo River include the leopard and the elephant, as both are native to the Congolese rain forests and depend upon the river's water.

Nicknames for the name Zyaire:

  • Zy
  • Zaya 
  • Air
  • ReRe
  • Zee
  • Zya
  • ZayZay
  • Ree
  • Ray 
  • Yire

Style of the name Zyaire:


Gender of the name Zyaire:

Zyaire is a boy's name.

Pronunciation of the name Zyaire:


Number of syllables in the name Zyaire:


Emotion evoked from the name Zyaire:

The name Zyaire evokes feelings of charisma and confidence.

Alternative spellings for the name Zyaire:

  • Zaire
  • Zyair
  • Zyere
  • Ziare
  • Ziaire
  • Ziair
  • Zaïre
  • Zy'Aire
  • Zhyarie

Popularity of the name Zyaire:

According to the Social Security Administration index, Zyaire was the 447th most popular baby name for boys in 2020. Zyaire was the 524th most popular baby name for boys in 2019 and the 737th most popular baby name for boys in 2018.

Great middle names for Zyaire and their meanings:

  • Aiyden (little fire)
  • Antwon (priceless)
  • Booker (scribe)
  • Chaquille (handsome)
  • Cornell (horn, soldier)
  • Darius (rich, kingly, possessing goodness)
  • Hakeem (wise)
  • Izaak (laughter)
  • Niles (champion)
  • Payne (rustic countryman, rural)
  • Rashad (good sense, good guidance, wisdom)
  • Stephan (crown, wreath, garland)

Famous people with the name Zyaire:

  • Zyaire Jones (male protagonist of the Zyaire and Noelle series by Tiana Grover)
  • Zyaire Ketmer (titular protagonist of Zyaire's Forbidden Power by Katrina Karter)

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