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Olivia Musembi
By Olivia Musembi Senior Content Writer
Updated: Jul 11, 2024 | 👁️ 9 Views | 🔊 11 Pronunciations
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Gender: Unisex

Origin: Swahili

Pronunciation: kah-REE-boo, /ˌkɑːrɪˈbuː/, K EH R IY B UW

Popularity Rank: #188,934

On this page:

  • 1. Karibu Meaning
  • 2. Karibu Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Karibu
  • 4. Translations of Karibu
  • 5. Karibu Name Popularity
  • 6. Famous People with Name Karibu
  • 7. Karibu Name Poster
  • 8. Names similar to Karibu

Karibu Meaning

The word 'karibu' means 'welcome' in Swahili. It is commonly used as a greeting in East Africa to denote hospitality and friendliness towards others.

Karibu may be derived from Kari, a name whose meaning is Gust of Wind, Curly-haired, Pure, Man, Strong and Masculine.

Karibu is commonly found in Nigeria, South Africa, Mexico, and 15 more countries.

Karibu Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: kah-REE-boo

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /ˌkɑːrɪˈbuː/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: K EH R IY B UW

K: Pronounce as in "cat" (K AE T)

EH: Pronounce as in "red" (R EH D)

R: Pronounce as in "red" (R EH D)

IY: Pronounce as in "see" (S IY)

B: Pronounce as in "big" (B IH G)

UW: Pronounce as in "blue" (B L UW)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Karibu Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Karibu is recorded 103 times globally, ranking it as the 188,934th most common name worldwide.

Karibu is most prevalent in Nigeria, with 68 occurrences, making it the 8,572th most popular name in the country.

In Nigeria, the name Karibu is found among 1 in every 17054 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

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Famous People with Name Karibu

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