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Means "one who increases in growth and goodness" in Arabic.
ZAAVANmEnglish, Biblical
Means "trembling". In the Bible, this is the name of a descendant of Seir.
Zabad is the name of seven men in the Hebrew Bible. Zabad means "gift" or "endowment."
Means "flame (as of a candle)" in Persian.
ZABAVAfSlavic Mythology, Russian
Means "cheerful, funny" in Old Slavic.
Zabdi, son of Zerah, of the Tribe of Judah, was the father of Carmi and the grandfather of Achan, according to Joshua 7:1. He was present at the Battle of Jericho.
Variant of Zabel.
ZABIBEfArabic (Rare), History
Most likely derived from Arabic زَبِيب (zabīb) meaning "raisin". This was the name of a queen of Qedar, an ancient Arab nomadic tribe.
Diminutive of Isabelle. French actress and director Zabou Breitman is a known bearer.
ZABRIELmEnglish (Modern, Rare)
Probably an invented name, possibly a variant of Sabriel or a blend of similar names such as Zane and Gabriel.
Zabud, meaning “endowed.” The son of Nathan, a priest and friend of King Solomon, according to 1 Kings 4:5.
Italian form of Zechariah.
Italian form of Zacchaeus.
Zaccur of the house of Reuben was the father of Shammua, a scout sent to Canaan prior to the crossing of the Jordan River according to Numbers 13:4.
Variant transcription of Zakhar.
Greek feminine form of Zacharias.
Greek feminine form of Zacharias.
German form of Zacchaeus.
ZACHEmRomani (Caló)
Derived from Caló zaché "happy; blessed". Used as a Caló equivalent of Felix.
French form of Zacchaeus.
Dutch form of Zacchaeus.
Polish form of Zacchaeus.
Lithuanian form of Zacchaeus.
Swedish short form of Zacharias.
Diminutive of Zachary.
Derived from Polish zacny "noble, respectable, upright" combined with Slavic slav "glory".
ZADDOCKmEnglish (Rare)
(Anglicized) variant of Zadok. A bearer of the variant Zadock was Congressman Zadock Pratt (1790-1871), a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York.
ZADENmGeorgian Mythology
Variant transcription of Zadeni.
ZADENImGeorgian Mythology
Most likely derived from Persian یزدان (yazdân) meaning "god, divinity, angel". Zadeni (also transcribed as Zaden) was a pagan god of fruitfulness and the harvest in pre-Christian Georgian mythology.
Derived from the Lithuanian verb žadėti meaning "to promise" combined with old Lithuanian gailas, which usually means "strong, potent" but has also been found to mean "sharp, jagged" as well as "angry, fierce, violent" and "miserable, sorrowful, remorseful"... [more]
Variant of Sadie. A known bearer of this name is British author Zadie Smith (1975-), who was born Sadie Smith.
From Armenian Զատիկ (zadig / zadik) meaning "Easter".
Dutch form of Zadkiel.
ZADKIELmHebrew, Judeo-Christian Legend
Means "righteousness of God" in Hebrew. Rabbinic tradition considers him to be the Angel of Mercy and some believe him to be the Angel of the Lord that prevented Abraham from killing his son Isaac.
The first element of this name is derived from the Lithuanian verb žadėti meaning "to promise". The second element is either derived from Lithuanian mantus meaning "intelligent" (see Daumantas) or from Lithuanian manta meaning "property, estate" as well as "wealth, riches, fortune".
ŽADMINASmLithuanian (Rare)
Derived from the Lithuanian verb žadėti meaning "to promise" combined with the Lithuanian verb minėti meaning "to celebrate" as well as "to remember, to commemorate".
ZADRIANmAmerican (Modern, Rare)
Created from the name Adrian by adding an initial letter Z.
Derived from the Lithuanian verb žadėti meaning "to promise" combined with the old Lithuanian noun vaina meaning "cause, reason" as well as "fault".
Derived from the Lithuanian verb žadėti meaning "to promise" combined with Baltic vil meaning "hope" (see Viltautas).
Feminine form of Žadvilas.
Derived from the Lithuanian verb žadėti meaning "to promise" combined with Baltic vyd meaning "to see" (see Vytautas). Also compare other names that end in -vydas, such as Alvydas and Tautvydas.
Feminine form of Žadvydas.
ZADZISAIm & fShona
Means "fulfill" in Shona.
Means "leader" in Arabic.
ZAELYNNfEnglish (Modern, Rare)
A recently created name, formed using the popular name suffix lyn.
meaning revolution
ZAERLEfYiddish, Medieval Jewish
German Yiddish diminutive of Sarah, first recorded between the late 1300s and early 1400s.
ZAFARULLAHmArabic, Urdu, Indian (Muslim)
Means "victory of God" from Arabic ظَفَر (ẓafar) meaning "success, victory" combined with Allah.
Means "saffron" in Sicilian Arabic, from Arabic زعفران (za'farān), "saffron".
Feminine form of Zaffiro.
Means "sapphire" in Italian, from the Latin sapphirus.
Variant of Zafar.
ZAFIRAfArabic (Rare), Judeo-Arabic
Variant transcription of Sapphira.
ZAFIRISm & fGreek
From Greek ζαφείρι ή σαπφειρός meaning "sapphire".
ZAFIROfSpanish (Modern)
Spanish feminine name derived from the word zafiro meaning "sapphire". This is a modern coinage.
ZAFRINAfSpanish (Latin American, Rare)
Of uncertain origin and meaning. Current theories, however, link this name to Zeferina.
Variant of Tzafrir.
ZAFRIRAfHebrew (Rare)
Feminine form of Zafrir.
ZAGAfSerbian, Croatian
Croatian and Serbian diminutive of Zagorka.
Tatar masculine form of Sabiha.
ZAGIRmTatar, Bashkir, Dagestani, Avar
Tatar, Bashkir, and Dagestani form of Zaahir (1).
ZAGORKAfSerbian (Rare), Croatian (Rare)
Croatian and Serbian feminine name derived from загорје (zagorye) meaning "up behind the mountains, plains", or else it designates an inhabitant of Hrvatsko Zagorje.
French form of Zagreus.
ZAGREOmItalian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Zagreus.
ZAGREUmCatalan, Portuguese
Catalan and Portuguese form of Zagreus.
ZAGREUSmGreek Mythology
Possibly derived from Greek ζαγρεύς (zagreus), which was a term used to refer to a hunter that catches live animals. The term would technically mean "great hunter", as it was derived from the Greek prefix ζα (za) meaning "very" combined with Greek αγρεύς (agreus) meaning "hunter"... [more]
Feminine form of צַח (Tzach), which means "fresh, clear, pure, clean, innocent" in Hebrew (compare Zakiah, Zacchaeus).
Variant transcription of Zacharias.
ZAHARINmBulgarian (Rare)
Bulgarian masculine form of Zaharina.
ZAHARIRAfHebrew (Rare)
Elaboration or variant of Zahara. Famous bearer is Zaharira Harifai, Israeli actress.
Variant transcription of Zacharoula.
Derived from Hebrew זָהָב (zaháv) meaning "gold".
ZAHAVAHfHebrew (Rare)
Variant transcription of Zehava.
ZAHEEDAfIndian, South African, Muslim
Variant transcription of Zahida used in India and by South Africans of Indian descent.
ZAHEENm & fUrdu, Indian (Muslim)
From Urdu ذہین (zahīn) meaning "intellectual, sagacious, clever".
ZAHHAKmPersian Mythology
Means "he who owns ten thousands of horses". Zahhak was an evil emperor in Persian Mythology who was revolted against by the blacksmith Kaveh.
Tatar form of Zahida.
ZAHIRAHfMalaysian, Muslim
Malaysian variant of Zahira.
ZAHIR AL-DINmMuslim (Archaic)
Means "helper of the faith", "defender of the faith" (referring to Islam) from the given name Zahir combined with Arabic الدين (ad-dīn) meaning "the faith, the religion".
Tatar form of Zahid.
Azerbaijani form of Zahra.
ZAHRAAfArabic, Muslim
Possibly from Arabic زُهْرَة (zuhra) "brilliance, light, brightness" (see Zahra).
ZAHREDDINEmArabic (Maghrebi, Rare)
Maghrebi variant of Zahir al-Din (chiefly Algerian and Tunisian).
Means "flower" in Swahili.
Variant of Zainab.
Urdu form of Ziba.
ŽAIBASmLithuanian (Rare)
Derived from the Lithuanian noun žaibas meaning "lightning".
Variant of Zaida.
Latvian name derived from the word zaigot, meaning "to glisten". It was first recorded as a name in Latvia in the 1920s.
Japanese masculine name derived from 在 (zai) "be at, consist in", 二 (ji) "two" and #郎 (rou) "son".
ZAIMmArabic, Bosnian, Albanian
From Arabic zaim ''leader''.
ZAINAHfMalaysian, Muslim
Malaysian variant of Zaina.
Derived from Arabic زين ال (zayn al) meaning "beauty of the", ultimately from زَيْن (zayn) meaning "beautiful, handsome, nice".
Variant of Zane.
ZAINUDDINmIndonesian, Malaysian, Malay
Indonesian and Malaysian form of Zayn ad-Din.
Appears in medieval legends of the knight-errant Amadis, perhaps related to Zaïre or a place name mentioned in the Old Testament (2 Kings 8:21), Za'ir meaning "little".
ZAIREmAfrican American
I understand that the name Zaire is African. Origin: Zaire, Africa. ... [more]
Diminutive of Zaira.
ZAIUSmPopular Culture
Character in the 1968 film "Planet of the Apes."
Slovene variant of Jakob.
ZAKARmArmenian, Mordvin
Armenian and Mordvin form of Zakhar (see Zachariah).
Lithuanian form of Zacharias.
Icelandic form of Zakaria.
Icelandic form of Zacharias.
Hungarian form of Zacharias.
ZAKARIASmSwedish, Basque
Swedish variant and Basque form of Zacharias.
Croatian form of Zechariah.
ZAKARYAmArabic (Maghrebi)
Variant of Zakaria (chiefly Maghrebi).
means "God has remembered". Diminutive of Zackary/Zachariah. Elaboration of Zakary and Ryan.
ZAKHEYmRussian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of Zacchaeus.
ZAKHIRAfChechen, Karachay-Balkar, Tatar
Chechen, Balkar, and Tatar form of Zahira.
Chuvash form of Zahida.
ZÄKImBashkir, Tatar
Bashkir and Tatar form of Zaki.
ZAKIAHmAmerican (Rare)
Possibly a variant of Zaccai.
ZAKIRmBengali (Muslim), Indian (Muslim), Urdu, Azerbaijani, Bashkir
Derived from Arabic ذَاكَرَ (ḏākara) meaning "to memorise, to remember, to study".
Combination of Zakir and the suffix йән (yän), derived from Persian جان (jân) meaning "soul, vital, spirit".
ZAKIYAHfIndonesian, African American
Variant transcription of Zakiyya.
ZAKIYYAHfAfrican American
Variant transcription of Zakiyya.
Fictional character made by TNT Paradise comix.
Latvian form of Jacqueline.
Japanese for "pomegranate". A famous bearer is Zakuro Fujiwara, a fictional character in the anime and manga series Tokyo Mew Mew.
Akkadian form of Naqi'a.
ZAKYmMalay, Arabic (Egyptian, Rare)
Malay and Egyptian variant of Zaki.
Means "shininess" in Pashto.
Means "of Zala" in Slavic.
ZALBIKAfChechen, Dagestani
Possibly from Arabic زَالَ (zāla) "to continue" or Persian زال (zâl) "albino" combined with Turkic bika meaning "lady, girl".
Short form of Rizaldy, as borne and popularised by actor Zaldy Zshornack, born José Rizaldy Taduran Zshornack (1937-2002).
ZALEMAmJudeo-Spanish (Archaic), Judeo-Catalan, Medieval Jewish
Judeo-Spanish and Judeo-Catalan adaption of Salimah.
Circassian form of Zelim.
ZALIMAfCircassian, Dagestani
Feminine form of Zalim.
ZALIMKHANmDagestani, Circassian, Chechen
Dagestani and Circassian form as well as a Chechen variant of Zelimkhan.
ZALINAfKazakh, Ossetian, Malay, Karachay-Balkar, Chechen
Most likely derived from Persian زر (zar) meaning "gold".
Means "young" in Pashto.
Variant transcription of Zalmai.
A (or the) god of the Getae, a Thracian tribe living in today's Romania.
Derived from Persian زلف‎ (zolf) meaning "curl, tress".
ZALYAfRussian (Rare)
Russian diminutive of Azaliya and Rozaliya.
Possibly a variant of Salina.
The first recorded bishop of Bologna, Italy. He was ordained by Pope St. Dionysius and entrusted with the founding of this illustrious see.
ZAMAfSouth African, Zulu
Means "try" in Zulu.
Combination of Zaman and the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master".
Catholic saint. Bishop of Jerusalem. He was martyred during the persecutions under Emperor Diocletian. Zambdas is also listed as Bazas, and he is associated in tradition with the Theban Legion.
ZAMBRAfSpanish (Rare)
Zambra is an evolution of hispanic arabic zámra, which is an evolution itself of classic arabic zamr. Zambra, also known as the zambra mora, is a flamenco dance performed by the Romani people (gypsies) of Granada which is believed to have evolved from earlier Moorish dances and has some similarities to belly dancing... [more]
ZAMFIRmRomanian (Rare)
Origin: sapphire, in Romanian, “safir”; the sapphire, through its blue colour, symbolises hope, light heartedness and purity... [more]
Feminine form of Zamfir, perhaps also a Romanian variant of Zemfira.
One of the nine saints to come to Abyssinia with Adimata (known as Yemata), Aragawi, Pantaleon, Garima, Likanos, Saham (known as Sehma), and Afae (known as Afe).
Means "the world" in Mongolian.
Means "guarantor" in Arabic.
Derived from Persian زمین (zamin) meaning "earth, land, soil".
ZAMINAHfVarious (Rare)
Possibly a variant of Zamina.
ZAMINDARf & mPersian
"landowner", zamin, meaning "land" + dar, meaning "holder".
Means "nightingale" in Hebrew.
ZAMIRmAlbanian (Rare)
Means "good voice" or "sweet voice" from Albanian meaning "voice" and mirë "good".
ZAMIRmArabic, Urdu
Means "mind, heart, secret, conscience" derived from Arabic ضَمِير (ḍamīr) "conscience".
Feminine form of Zamir.
ZAMIRAfChechen, Kazakh, Uzbek, Kyrgyz, Tajik
Feminine form of Zamir.
Meaning : Leader.... [more]
Means "strong faith", derived from Arabic صَمَد (ṣamad) meaning "eternal, everlasting" or "strong" combined with دِين (dīn) meaning "religion, faith".... [more]
From the name of the Zamzam Well located in Mecca. According to Islamic tradition, the well was created by Allah for Hajar and her son Ismail while they were lost in the desert and searching for water... [more]
Possibly from Arabic شمسي (šamsiyy) meaning "solar".
ZANm & fEnglish (Rare)
Variant of Xan.
ŽANAfLithuanian (Modern)
Modern Lithuanian form of Jeanne.
Means "woman" in Persian.
Derived from the Albanian zanë, meaning "fairy".
Derived from Kurdish zanyar meaning "scholar".
ZANAIAfAmerican (Modern, Rare)
Modern creation of unknown origin, although it might have been inspired by Zaniah.
ZANAZANfArmenian (Rare, Archaic)
Means "different, various" in Armenian.
ZANDARmEnglish (Modern, Rare), Popular Culture
Variant of Xander. This is the name of a character in the G.I. Joe franchise.
ZANDILEfNdebele, African
The meaning of this name is 'They have multiplied'. It is often given to the second born child and after.... [more]
Means "they are enough" in Zulu.
Means "intelligent", "sensible", "wise".
ŽANETAfLithuanian, Czech
Lithuanian and Czech cognate of Janet.
Cognate of Janet.
Latvian form of Jeannette.
ZANETTAfVenetian (Archaic)
Venetian diminutive of Giovanna. This was name borne by Maria Giovanna "Zanetta" Farussi (1707-1776), mother of the famous adventurer Giacomo Casanova.
ZANGIEFmPopular Culture, Russian (Anglicized)
Anglicized spelling of the Russified form of the Ossetian surname Зæнджиаты (Zændžiaty). It is derived from the Persian word zangi meaning "dark-skinned" or a "Negro". This name was made popular by the Russian wrestler from the Street Fighter series, who took his namesake from the Soviet wrestler Victor Zangiev.
Hebrew, Meaning gift from God
ZANIAHfEnglish (Rare), Astronomy (Archaic)
The medieval name for a star in the constellation Virgo whose name is presumably derived from Arabic zawiyah "corner" (although there has been some debate that this word might actually mean harlot).
Variant of Jānis.
Variant of Sanna.
ZANNImItalian, Venetian
A Venetian form of Gianni. Zanni or Zani is a comic figure in the 'Commedia dell'arte', which is the origin of the English word zany.
Pet name or abreviation of Suzanna.
ZANOAHf & mBiblical
Means "cast off, rejected", possibly from a root meaning "stink". The name of two towns in the Bible, as well as one person.
ZANOBImMedieval Italian (Tuscan)
Tuscan variant of Zenobio. Saint Zenobius of Florence (known in Italian as San Zanobi/Zenobio) (337–417) is venerated as the first bishop of the city.
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