Masculine Submitted Names

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Zeal m & f English
Found in occasional use as a given name from 17th century onwards, Zeal is part virtue name and part a transfer of the English surname.... [more]
Zealand m English (American, Rare)
Zeeland (English exonym Zealand) is the westernmost province of the Netherlands. It means “sea land.”
Zeal-for-god m English (Puritan)
A name used in reference to Romans 10:2, "For I bear them record that they have a zeal of God, but not according to knowledge."
Zeal-of-the-land m Theatre
Used in the play Bartholomew Fair as the name of a Puritan.
Zealous m English (African, Rare)
From the English word zealous meaning "full of zeal, ardent", perhaps intended to be an English form of Zelotes. This was the name of a Union general in the American Civil War: Zealous Bates Tower (1819-1900).
Zeb m English
Short form of Zebulon.
Zebah m Biblical
The name of a King along with Zalmunna who hosted the Midianites who invaded Israel, who were both executed by Gideon.
Zebb m English
Variant of Zeb.
Zebede m Georgian (Archaic)
Georgian form of Zebedee.
Zébédée m French
French form of Zebedee.
Zebedeo m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Zebedee.
Zebediah m English, English (African)
Variant of Zebadiah, most often used in Zimbabwe.
Zebek m Polish
Diminutive form of Euzebiusz.
Zeben m Spanish (Canarian)
Perhaps a short form of Zebenzuí.
Zebenzuí m Spanish (Canarian)
From an indigenous Guanche name which may be derived from *zăbb-ən-əswy "blowfly of the sandgrouse", composed of *əzăbb "gadfly; blowfly", the preposition *n, and *(a)səwəy referring to a species of sandgrouse, a type of bird from the genus Pterocles... [more]
Zebeon m English (American, Rare, Archaic)
Possibly an early American variant of Zibeon.
Zebinus m History (Ecclesiastical)
Catholic Saint. He was a Syrian hermit.
Zebisco m Italian
Transferred use of the surname Zebisco.
Zeboim m Biblical
In the Bible, this is the name of a settlement. The Book of Jasher says that it was named after a man.
Zebuel m American
Richmond City Hustings Willbook No 6, inventory of the estate of Zebuel Talley in the year 1835.
Zeca m Portuguese
Diminutive of José or the double name José Carlos.
Zech m English (Rare)
Short form of Zechariah. Compare how Zach is a short form of Zachariah or Zachary.
Zecharias m Hebrew
A variant of Zechariah which comes from the name Zachary
Zećir m Bosnian
Variant of Zekir.
Zeck m English (Rare)
Short form of Zechariah. Compare how Zack is a short form of Zachariah or Zachary.
Zecke m German (Rare)
Derived from the usual German word Zecke "Tick (the animal)".... [more]
Zeddick m English
Perhaps a corruption of Zadok (compare Zaddock), or a short form of Zedekiah.
Zeddicus m English
It is the Wizard in legend of the seeker
Zedekia m German, Dutch
German and older Dutch form of Tzidqiyyahu (see Zedekiah) via its hellenized form Zedekias.
Zedekias m Hebrew (Hellenized), Biblical Greek
Hellenized form of Tzidqiyyahu (see Zedekiah).
Zedequias m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Tzidqiyyahu (see Zedekiah) via its hellenized form Zedekias.
Zedu m Portuguese
A diminutive of the composed name José Eduardo, formed by combining and Du.
Zee m & f English, Various
Short form of names beginning with Z.
Zeeke m & f American (Hispanic, Americanized, ?)
Hebrew origin that means God Will Strengthen. from Ezekiel.... [more]
Zeeshan m Urdu
From Arabic ذُو (ḏū) meaning "possessor of, owner of" and شَأْن (šaʾn) meaning "honour, dignity, rank".
Ze'ev m Hebrew
Alternate transcription of Zeev.
Zeezee f & m Various
Variant of Zizi.
Zeezrom m Mormon
Nephite lawyer, Converted by Alma² and Amulek, later Nephite missionary (c. 82 BC)
Zef m Albanian
A shortening of the name Jozif, derived from Greek Ιοσήφ (Iosíf); the Albanian version of Joseph
Zefanya m Indonesian
Indonesian form of Zephaniah.
Zefek m Silesian
Diminutive of Józef.
Zefel m Silesian
Silesian form of Józef.
Zeferí m Catalan
Catalan form of Zephyrinus (see Zeferino).
Zeff m Hebrew
Meaning: God has hidden
Zefir m Polish, Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian
Polish, Russian, Ukrainian, and Bulgarian form of Zephyr.
Zefirin m Lengadocian, Provençal, Gascon
Languedocian, Provençal and Gascon form of Zephyrinus.
Zefirino m Italian
Italian form of Zephyrinus (see Zeferino).
Zefirinu m Sardinian
Sardinian form of Zefirino.
Zéfiro m Portuguese (Rare)
Portuguese form of Zephyr.
Zefiro m Italian (Rare)
Italian form of Zephyr.
Zefiryn m Polish
Polish form of Zephyrinus (see Zeferino).
Zeflik m Silesian
Diminutive of Zefel.
Zefram m Popular Culture
Rhyming variant of Ephraim, used in 'Star Trek'.
Zefyrinas m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Zephyrinus (see Zeferino).
Zegeye m Amharic
Means "he delayed" in Amharic.
Żegota m Polish
Derived from Old Polish żec "smoke", this name was early on used as a vernacular form of Ignacy.
Zeiad m Arabic
Variant of Ziyad.
Zeid m Arabic
Variant transcription of Zayd.
Zeidane m Western African
Variant of Zaydan (chiefly Mauritanian).
Zeik'we m Circassian
Means "campaign" in Circassian.
Zein f & m Arabic
(Feminine) variant transcription of Zayn. A known bearer is Princess Zein of Jordan (1968-), a daughter of the late King Hussein who was named for his mother, Zein al-Sharaf Talal (1916-1994).
Zeine m Western African, Arabic (Maghrebi)
Western African (chiefly Mauritanian) and Maghrebi (chiefly Algerian) variant of Zayn.
Zeisolf m Medieval German
Formed from the High German name elements ZEIZ "tender" and WOLF "wolf".
Zejian m & f Chinese
From Chinese 澤 or 泽 () meaning "moist, marsh, grace, brilliance" combined with 建 (jiàn) meaning "build, establish" or 坚 (jiān) meaning "hard, firm"... [more]
Zejn m Albanian
Albanian form of Zayn.
Zekerija m Albanian
Albanian form of Zakaria.
Zekhi m Turkish, English
Diminutive of Hezekiah or variant of Zeki.
Zekir m Turkish
Variant of Zakir.
Zélamir m French (Rare), Literature
Name of one of the 8 male victims in Marquis de Sade's novel, The 120 Days of Sodom.
Zelan m Ancient Hebrew
Means "spiritually" in Ancient Hebrew.
Zelek m Biblical
Meaning unknown. This was the name of Zelek the Ammonite, a member of David's Mighty Warriors in the book of Samuel.
Zelestino m Louisiana Creole
Louisiana Spanish form of Celestino.
Zelestinu m Sardinian
Sardinian form of Celestino.
Żelibor m Polish
Derived from Slavic zhelit "want, desire" combined with Slavic bor "battle" or borit "to fight".
Żelibrat m Polish
Derived from Żeli ''desire, want'' and brat ''brother''.
Želidrag m Serbian (Rare)
Derived from the elements želeti ("to wish, to desire") and drag ("dear, precious"), meaning "wished-for and dear".
Żeligniew m Polish (Rare, Archaic)
From old Polish żeli "to desire", "to crave", "to thirst", "to long for", "to hanker after" and gniew "rage", "wrath", "ire", "dander".
Zelim m Chechen
Chechen form of Salim, also sometimes used as a short form of Zelimkhan. Alternatively, it could be derived from Arabic ظَلَمَ (ẓalama) meaning "to oppress, to wrong".
Zelimhan m Azerbaijani, Turkish (Rare)
Azerbaijani and Turkish form of Zelimkhan.
Żelimir m Polish
Polish form of Želimir.
Zelimxan m Chechen, Ingush
Variant transcription of Zelimkhan. This was the name of a Chechen and Ingush hero (1872-1913).
Żelimysł m Polish
Derived from Slavic zhelit "want, desire" combined with Polish myśl "thought", which is ultimately derived from Proto-Slavic mysliti "to think".
Zelipe m Aragonese
Variant of Felipe.
Želisav m Serbian (Rare)
From Serbian желети (želeti) meaning "to wish" and сав (sav) meaning "whole" or "all".
Żelisław m Polish
Derived from Slavic zhelit "want, desire" and slav "glory".
Željan m Croatian
Derived from South Slavic želja meaning "desire".
Zelleke m Amharic
Means "he surpassed" in Amharic.
Zelltar m Albanian
Means "diligent person" in Albanian.
Zelman m Hebrew
Variant of Solomon
Zelos m Greek Mythology
Means "zeal, ardor, jealousy" in Greek. He was the personification of zeal or strife in Greek mythology.
Zelotes m English (Puritan, ?), English (Rare)
From Greek ζηλωτής (zelotes) meaning "zealot, zealous follower". This was a descriptive byname of one of Jesus' twelve apostles, Saint Simon Zelotes, given to distinguish him from the apostle Simon Peter... [more]
Zelozelos f & m Algonquian
From the Unami word chëluchëlus meaning "cricket", language spoken by Lenape people.
Zelph m Mormon (Rare)
A white Lamanite warrior who served under the prophet-king Onandagus.
Zembla m & f Popular Culture
Zembla is a Tarzan inspired French comic character first appearing in Special Kiwi in 1963, before getting his own comic mag later that year. He is the biracial son of a tropical princess named Ula and a wealthy French adventurer named Paul Marais, both of whom got killed by the former's father during his infancy... [more]
Zemëror m Albanian
Derived from Albanian zemër meaning "heart".
Zemin m Chinese
From Chinese 泽 () meaning "moist, marsh, grace, brilliance" combined with 民 (mín) meaning "people, citizens"... [more]
Zemira m & f Biblical, Yiddish, English
Feminine form of Zimri.
Zemislav m Medieval Czech, Medieval Slavic
Derived from Slavic siem/ziem "family, land" and sława/slava "glory, fame".
Zemnarihah m Mormon
Leader of the Gadiantron band.
Zemòwit m Kashubian
Kashubian form of Ziemowit.
Zen m & f English
This name is derived from either the word that is the Japanese on'yomi/reading of the Chinese word chán (禅), which is derived from the Sanskrit word dhyāna, meaning 'absorption, meditative state' or, in the case of U.S. soccer/football defender Zen Luzniak, a shortened form of Zenon.... [more]
Zen m Japanese
This name can be used as 然 (zen, nen, sa, shika, shika.shi, shika.ri) meaning "if so, in that case, so, sort of thing, well," 善 (zen, i.i, yo.i, yo.ku, yoshi.tosuru) meaning "good(ness), virtuous" or 禅 (sen, zen, shizuka, yuzu.ru) meaning "silent meditation, Zen," the latter being the Japanese on'yomi/reading of the Chinese word chán (禅), which is derived from the Sanskrit word dhyāna, meaning 'absorption, meditative state.'... [more]
Zen m Venetian
Venetian form of Zeno.
Zenabu m Amharic
Means "the rain" in Amharic.
Zenão m Portuguese (Rare)
Portuguese form of Zeno or Zenon.
Zenas m Biblical
Contracted form of Zenodoros. In the New Testament it belonged to one of the 70 apostles whom Jesus appointed to do ministries.
Zende m Swahili
Means "strong, firm" in Swahili.
Zenek m Vilamovian
Vilamovian form of Zenon.
Zenephi m Mormon
Nephite commander.
Zenexo m Ligurian
Ligurian form of Genesius.
Zengin m Turkish
Means "rich" in Turkish.
Zeniff m Mormon
Nephite king.
Zenith f & m English (Rare)
From Middle English senith, from cinit, from Old French cenit and/or Latin cenit, a transliteration of Arabic سمت (samt, "direction, path") which is in itself a weak abbreviation of سمت الرأس (samt ar-ra's, "direction of the head").... [more]
Ženja m & f Slovene, Croatian, Serbian, Bosnian
Southern Slavic form of Zhenya.
Zenjiro m Japanese
Zen is a name by itself that means "religious" ,while Jill means "two" and ro(u) means "son",so the name literally means "religious second son".The first and only time I've ever heard it,is from the old shoujo manga and anime Kodocha/Kodomo no Omocha or the English name for the series: Child's Toy... [more]
Zénk m Kashubian
Diminutive of Zenón.
Zenkichi m Japanese
善吉, 善 means "good." 吉 means "luck." 
Zennaru m Sardinian
Sardinian form of Januarius.
Zennie f & m American (Rare)
Diminutive of Zen.
Zennor m & f Cornish (Rare)
Name of a Cornish village derived from the local saint, St Senara. In current use.
Zennosuke m Japanese
"virtuous"; "of"; "rescue" (aid)... [more]
Zénó m Hungarian
Hungarian form of Zeno.
Zénobe m French
French masculine form of Zenobia.
Zenobio m Spanish, Portuguese, Italian (Rare)
Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian masculine form of Zenobia.
Zenobius m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Zenobios. Saint Zenobius was a 5th-century bishop of Florence and one of the city's patron saints.
Zenobiusz m Polish, Kashubian
Polish and Kashubian form of Zenobios.
Zenock m Mormon
Prophet of Israel.
Zénodore m French
French form of Zenodorus.
Zenodoro m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Zenodorus.
Zenodoros m Ancient Greek
Means "gift of Zeus", derived from Greek Zeno (a prefix form of the name of Zeus) combined with Greek δωρον (doron) meaning "gift."
Zenodorus m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Zenodoros. This name was borne by an ancient Greek mathematician from the 2nd century BC.
Zenodotos m Ancient Greek
Personal name meaning "given by Zeus" with the elements (zeno) a diminutive of Zeus and (dotos) "given, granted".
Zenón m Spanish (Rare), Galician (Rare), Aragonese, Kashubian
Spanish, Galician, Aragonese and Kashubian form of Zenon.
Zenonas m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Zeno.
Zenone m Italian
Italian form of Zenon.
Zenons m Latvian
Latvian form of Zenon.
Zenos m Mormon
Prophet of Isreal.
Zenovios m Greek
Greek masculine form of Zenobia.
Zenu m Sicilian
Sicilian form of Zeno.
Zenun m Albanian
Albanian form of Zeno.
Zenzō m Japanese
It is from the Kanji characters "禅" (zen) meaning "ritual" and "僧" () meaning "monk".
Zenzoh m Japanese (Modern, Rare)
It is a variant transcription of Zenzō.
Zeo m Germanic Mythology
Old High German variant of Proto-Germanic *Tīwaz (compare Tyr and Cisa).
Zephan m English (Rare)
Truncated form of Zephaniah.
Zephani f & m English
Perhaps a modern feminine form of Zephaniah inspired by Stephani and Tiffani.
Zephanin m Hebrew
Means 'Yahweh is in the clouds' originating from Hebrew in accordance to Zeph or Zeph...
Zephathi m Biblical, Jewish
The name might mean "one born on Sabbath", but more probably is a modification of the ethnic Zephathi (Zephathite), from Zarephathi (Zarephathite).
Zepherin m History (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of Ceferino. In the English-speaking world, the Venerable Ceferino Namuncurá (1886-1905) is sometimes known as Zepherin.
Zephir m French
Variant of Zephyr.
Zéphire m French (Rare)
French form of Zephyr.
Zéphirien m French
French form of Zephyrinus.
Zéphirin m French (Archaic), French (African)
Variant of Zéphyrin (see Zephyrinus). Though it was a popular French name in the 19th and early 20th centuries, its usage is mainly confined to various French-speaking African nations today.
Zepho m Biblical
This is the name of one of the sons of Eliphaz listed in the Bible.
Zephon m Judeo-Christian Legend
Variant of Ziphion. Means "hidden" in Hebrew. In the apocryphal Book of Enoch this was the name of an angel sent by the archangel Gabriel, along with the angel Ithuriel, to find the location of Satan after his fall.
Zéphyr m French
French form of Zephyr.
Zéphyrin m French
French form of Zephyrinus (see Zeferino).
Zeppelin m Popular Culture, English
Transferred use of the surname Zeppelin. From the surname of Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin (1838-1917), German aeronautical pioneer, designer and manufacturer of airships... [more]
Zepplyn f & m English
Variant of Zeppelin.
Zequiel m Asturian, Aragonese
Truncated form of Ezequiel.
Zerahemnah m Mormon
Lamanite commander at Sidon battle (c. 74 BC).
Zeram m Mormon
Nephite military officer.
Zeray m Tigrinya, Ge'ez
Means "sower" in Ge'ez and Tigrinya.
Zerdán m Spanish
Variant of Zerden.
Zerdan m Tibetan
Munpa Zerdan- ... [more]
Zerdeşt m Kurdish
Kurdish form of Zarathustra.
Zerebruk m Ethiopian
Blessed generation or blessed family
Zeref m Japanese
from Anime/manga Fairy Tail. Zeref the black wizard. when his family was killed by dragons, he became obsessed with resurrecting his dead brother. the planet cursed him with an immortality that would take the lives of all things he loved as Zeref's punishment for playing with life and death... [more]
Zerek m American (Rare)
Rhyming variant of Derek.
Zeren m & f English (Modern, Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Zeren.
Zeri m English, Biblical
In the Bible, one of the six musical sons of the poet Jeduthun. Identical to Izri.
Zerilo m Aragonese
Variant of Cerilo.
Zêrîn m & f Kurdish
Means "golden" in Kurdish.
Zerjacob m Ethiopian
Famously borne by St. ZerJacob, missionary of Ethiopia.
Zernebog m Slavic Mythology
(Slovak) variant transcription of Chernobog. Zernebog is a Slavic deity, about whom much has been speculated but little can be said definitively. The name may also be given as Crnobog, Czernobóg, Černobog, Црнобог or Chernobog; these are all romanizations of the Russian Чернобог, meaning black god... [more]
Zerny f & m Swedish
Unexplained.
Zero m & f Various
Derived from the Italian zero itself from Medieval Latin zèphyrum, Arabic صفر (ṣifr) and Sanskrit शून्य (śūnyá), ultimately meaning "empty".... [more]
Zero m Italian
from the medieval Greek personal name Xeros, derived from Greek xeros meaning "dry", "bare".
Zeror m Biblical
Zeror, son of Bechorath, of the tribe of Benjamin, was the great-grandfather of King Saul and of his commander Abner... [more]
Zerren m & f Turkish
Means "golden" in Turkish.
Zerubbabel m Biblical, English (Puritan)
Possibly means "conceived and born in Babylon" from a contraction of either Assyrian-Babylonian Zəru Bābel "seed of Babylon" or Hebrew זְרוּעַ בָּבֶל (Zərua‘ Bāvel) "the one sown of Babylon"... [more]
Zésar m Aragonese
Aragonese form of Caesar.
Zeshan m Urdu
Alternate transcription of Zeeshan.
Zete m Hungarian
Hungarian male name, of possible Slavic origin, from zet ''son-in-law''.
Zethan m Biblical
Possibly means "olive" in Hebrew
Zethar m Biblical
According to Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary, means "he that examines or beholds". In the Bible, this is the name one of the seven eunuchs of Ahasuerus in the Book of Esther.
Zethus m Greek Mythology (Latinized), Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Ζῆθος (Zêthos), a derivative of the verb ζάω (zaô) "to live". In Greek legend Zethus and his twin brother Amphion were sons of Zeus by Antiope... [more]
Zetian f & m Chinese, History
Means "to the day" in Mandarin Chinese. This is the posthumous name of Wu Zhao, the sole female ruler of the Chinese Empire.
Zétó m Portuguese
Diminutive of the composed name José António, formed by combining and .
Zeusz m Hungarian (Rare)
Hungarian form of Zeus.
Zeuxipo m Spanish
Spanish form of Zeuxippus.
Zeuxippos m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek ζεύγνυμι (zeugnumi) "to yoke, saddle, join together" and ἵππος (hippos) "horse".
Zeuxippus m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Zeuxippos. This was the name of several characters in Greek mythology, including a son of Apollo by the nymph Syllis.
Zevi m Portuguese
Diminutive of the composed names José Vítor or José Vicente, formed by combining and Vi.
Zewi m Medieval Jewish, Jewish (Rare)
German transcription of Zvi. It was recorded in medieval German-speaking countries but became very rare in modern times.
Zeya m Burmese
Means "victory" in Burmese, ultimately from Sanskrit जय (jaya).
Zeyar m Burmese
Alternate transcription of Zeya.
Zeyde m Yiddish
Means "grandfather" in Yiddish.... [more]
Zeynalabdin m Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Zayn al-Abidin.
Zéze m Occitan
Diminutive of Ze.
Zezinho m Portuguese
Diminutive of Jose.
Zezozose m Obscure
Likely an invented name. This is the name of Charles Manson's son.
Zgon m Armenian
Means "sage, wise" in Armenian.
Zha m & f Chinese
Zhaakhanchuluun m Mongolian
Means "small stone" in Mongolian.
Zhadan m Ukrainian
Ukrainian non-canonical name meaning "welcomed, desired, wished for", derived as a contracted patriciple of verb zhadaty (жадати) - "to want, to wish for, to desire, to demand, to wish something to somebody, to crave"... [more]
Zhahangir m Kazakh
Kazakh form of Jahangir.
Zhakiya m Kazakh
Kazakh form of Yahya.
Zhaksylyk m Kazakh
Means "good, kind" in Kazakh.
Zhakyp m Kazakh, Kyrgyz
Kazakh and Kyrgyz form of Yakub.
Zhaleo m Mao
Meaning Unknown.
Zhalgas m Kazakh
Means "continuation, prolongation" in Kazakh. This name was traditionally given to a firstborn son if his parents wished to have more children.
Zhali m Arabic (Modern, Expatriate), Indonesian
Possibly a variant transcriptions of Arabic adjective خالي jali meaning "empty, free, open" in Arabic.
Zhambyl m Kazakh
Kazakh form of Janpolad. It could also be that the name has a slightly different etymology, in which case it is derived from the Arabic adjective جميل (jamil) meaning "beautiful, handsome, good" (see Jamil) combined with the Persian noun پولاد (polad) meaning "steel".
Zhan m Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of Žan.
Zhanat f & m Kazakh
Either derived from Kazakh жанат (zhanat) meaning "raccoon" (figuratively meaning "large eyes") or Arabic جنة (jannah) meaning "paradise, garden".
Zhanbolat m Kazakh
From Kazakh жан (zhan) meaning "soul" and болат (bolat) meaning "steel".
Zhanbyrbay m Kazakh
Means "rich in rain" in Kazakh, derived from жаңбыр (zhanbyr) "rain" and бай (bay) "rich, wealthy".
Zhandaulet m Kazakh
From Kazakh жан (zhan) meaning "soul" and дәулет (daulet) meaning "contentment, wealth, fortune".
Zhander m English (Modern, Rare)
Variant of Zander. According to the SSA, Zhander was given to 5 boys in 2018.
Zhandos m Kazakh
Derived from Kazakh жан (zhan) meaning "soul" and дос (dos) meaning "friend".
Zhane m & f Popular Culture, English (Rare), African American (Modern)
Variant of Zane. This was the name of the Silver Ranger in the TV series 'Power Rangers in Space'.
Zhang m & f Chinese
From the character 彰 (zhang) meaning "clear, apparent", or any other character pronounced similarly.
Zhangir m Kazakh
Short form of Zhahangir (see Jahangir).
Zhangirkhan m Kazakh
Combination of the name Zhangir and the Turkic title khan meaning "ruler, leader".
Zhanibek m Kazakh
Derived from Kazakh жан (zhan) meaning "soul" and the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master" or Kazakh бекем (bekem) meaning "firm, strong, steady".
Zhanjin m Chinese (Rare)
From Chinese 占 (zhān) meaning "to divine, to foretell" combined with 金 (jīn) meaning "metal" or "gold", as well as other character combinations that can form this name.
Zhannur f & m Kazakh
From Kazakh жан (zhan) meaning "soul" (of Persian origin) combined with нұр (nur) meaning "light" (of Arabic origin).
Zhansultan m Kazakh
From Kazakh жан (zhan) meaning "soul" and сұлтан (sultan) meaning "sultan, king".
Zhanybek m Kyrgyz
Derived from Kyrgyz жан (zhan) meaning "soul" combined with the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master".
Zhanzhin m Mongolian
Means "commander" in Mongolian.
Zhao m & f Chinese
The name of a Chinese area in the Zhou dynasty. This was the name of several Chinese emperors, including Empress Wu Zetian.
Zhaofeng m & f Chinese
From Chinese 兆 (zhào) meaning "omen, sign" or 肇 (zhào) meaning "cause, start" combined with 丰 or 豐 (fēng) meaning "abundant, plentiful, lush, bountiful" or 峰 (fēng) meaning "peak, summit"... [more]
Zhaohua m & f Chinese
From Chinese 照 (zhào) meaning "shine, illumine, reflect" combined with 华 (huá) meaning "splendid, illustrious, flowery, Chinese"... [more]
Zhaoming m & f Chinese
From Chinese 兆 (zhào) meaning "omen, sign" or 朝 (zhāo) meaning "morning" combined with 铭 (míng) meaning "inscribe, engrave" or 明 (míng) meaning "bright, light, clear"... [more]
Zhaowei f & m Chinese
From Chinese 昭 (zhāo) meaning "bright, luminous" or 钊 (zhāo) meaning "endeavour, strive, encourage" combined with 薇 (wēi) meaning "fern", 纬 (wěi) meaning "weft, woof (a horizontal thread in a woven fabric)", 巍 (wēi) meaning "high, lofty, towering", 玮 (wěi) meaning "precious, rare, valuable, jade" or 维 (wéi) meaning "maintain, preserve, hold together"... [more]
Zhaqyp m Kazakh
Variant transcription of Zhakyp.
Zhar f & m Arabic (Maghrebi, Rare), Malay (Rare)
Possibly from Arabic زهر (zahr) "flowers, blossoms" (see Zahrah) or زَهَرَ (zahara) "to shine, to be radiant, to give off light" (see Zaahir 1).
Zhargal m Buryat
Means "happiness" in Buryat.
Zhasulan m Kazakh
Means "young soldier" from Kazakh жас (zhas) meaning "young" and ұлан (ulan) meaning "soldier, guard".
Zhayden m English (Modern, Rare)
Either a variant of Zayden or Shayden. Zhayden was given to 11 boys in 2018 according to the SSA.
Zheliazko m Bulgarian (Rare)
Variant transcription of Zhelyazko.
Zhelyu m Bulgarian
Short form of Zhelyazko.
Zhenduo m Chinese
From a combination of the characters 振 (zhèn, meaning “to arouse, to ring”) and 铎 (duó, meaning “wooden bell”). Originally just meaning “to ring a bell”, it later connoted the issuing of warnings, the giving of commandments or the practice of a teaching career... [more]
Zhengping m & f Chinese
From Chinese 正 (zhèng) meaning "right, proper, correct" and 平 (píng) meaning "level, even, peaceful"... [more]