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Updated: Jul 11, 2024 | 👁️ 12 Views | 🔊 8 Pronunciations
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Gender: Unisex

Origin: African

Meaning: Land of the sail

Pronunciation: tan-ZAN-ee-uh, /ˌtænˈzæniə/, T AE N Z EY N IY AH

Popularity Rank: #212,989

On this page:

  • 1. Tanzania Meaning
  • 2. Tanzania Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Tanzania
  • 4. Tanzania Translations in other languages
  • 5. Tanzania Name Popularity
  • 6. Tanzania popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Names similar to Tanzania

Tanzania Meaning

The name Tanzania is of African origin and is derived from the Swahili words 'tan' meaning 'sail' and 'zania' meaning 'land of'

Tanzania also means "Land of the sail".

Tanzania is found in United States of America, Oman, Morocco, and 23 more countries.

Tanzania Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: tan-ZAN-ee-uh

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /ˌtænˈzæniə/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: T AE N Z EY N IY AH

T: Pronounce as in "top" (T AA P)

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

N: Pronounce as in "no" (N OW)

Z: Pronounce as in "zoo" (Z UW)

EY: Pronounce as in "they" (DH EY)

N: Pronounce as in "no" (N OW)

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

AH: Pronounce as in "but" (B AH T)

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.

How to pronounce Tanzania?

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How Tanzania is Pronounced in Different Languages?

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Tanzania Translations in other languages

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Tanzania Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Tanzania is recorded 88 times globally, ranking it as the 212,989th most common name worldwide.

Tanzania is most prevalent in United States of America, with 41 occurrences, making it the 32,667th most popular name in the country.

In United States of America, the name Tanzania is found among 1 in every 44125 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

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Tanzania popularity in U.S.


This chart displays the ranking of the name Tanzania from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

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