[ 3 syll. ba-ka-ri, bak-ari ] The baby girl name Bakari is also used as a boy name. It is pronounced Baa-KAA-Riy- †. Bakari has its origins in the African-Swahili language. The meaning of Bakari is 'noble promise'.
Bakari is not popular as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names.
† 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)"