[ 3 syll. ba-ka-ri, bak-ari ] The baby boy name Bakari is also used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is Baa-KAA-Riy- †. Bakari is used predominantly in the African and Swahili languages, and its origin is African-Swahili. The name is of the meaning noble promise.
Bakari is infrequently used as a baby name for boys. It is listed outside of the top 1000 names.
Baby names that sound like Bakari include Baccari, Bacari, Bakaree, Bakarey, Bakarie, Bakur, Bakura, Baqier, Bashier, Bashiree, Bashirey, Bashiri, Bashirie, Basier, Bhaskara, Bachellor, Bakary, Batchellor, Biashara, and Baakear.
† English pronunciation for Bakari: B as in "be (B.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"