Zavian is an uncommon baby boy’s name of Arabic, Basque, and Spanish origin. Zavian means “bright light” or “new home”. Zavian has never caught on in the US but is a popular name in Muslim countries as well as the name of a Spanish town. Zavian is a unique version of names like Xavier and Javier and worth a second look.

Meaning of the name Zavian:

Arabic: bright light
Basque, Spanish: new home

Origin of the name Zavian:

Zavian is a baby boy’s name of Arabic and Basque/Spanish origin. From Arabic Zavian means “bright light” and from Basque and Spanish it means “new home”. Zavian is related to the names Javier and Xavier.

Symbolism of the name Zavian:

Zavian means “bright light” and is symbolic of guidance, safety, leadership, and warmth.

Style of the name Zavian:


Gender of the name Zavian:

Zavian is a boy's name.

Pronunciation of the name Zavian:


Number of syllables in the name Zavian:


Emotion evoked from the name Zavian:

Zavian evokes feelings of leadership and warmth.

Alternative spellings for the name Zavian:

Xavian, Zavyan, Zaveon, Xavion, Xaveon

Nicknames for the name Zavian:

  • Zee
  • Zed
  • Van 
  • Zav
  • Ann
  • Vee

Popularity of the name Zavian:

According to the Social Security Administration, Zavian is an uncommon baby boy’s name that has never appeared in the top 1000 baby names. Related names Xavier and Javier both appear in the top 300 names.

Related names for the name Zavian:

Great middle names for the name Zavian and their meanings:

  • Jago (supplanter)
  • Lysander (liberator)
  • Casimir (destroyer of peace)
  • Oliver (olive tree)
  • Oscar (God spear, or deer-lover, or champion warrior)
  • Elliot (Jehovah is God)
  • Theodore (gift of God)
  • Ronan (little seal)
  • Archer (bowman)
  • Noah (rest, repose)

Famous people with the name Zavian:

Zavian in popular culture:

  • Zavian Abyss (literature, Star Wars Legends series)
  • Zavian Wilken (television, “Yokai Watch”)