Zayne is a trendy and cool baby name now, but it has more humble origins. It is either a variation of Zane in England or Zayn in Arabic. No matter the culture the name comes from, it is a top 400 name in America.
Meaning of the name Zayne:
English: God is gracious
Arabic: grace, beauty
Origin of the name Zayne:
Zayne originates from the original spelling, Zane. This was a surname in England that came from the baby name John. Others state, however, that it is a variation of the baby name Zayn from Arabic culture.
Symbolism of the name Zayne:
The baby name Zayne means “God is gracious” in England as it dates back to the name John that comes from the Hebrew Iohannes, meaning the same. Zayne dates back to the ancient Arabic name Zayn according to some, however, meaning “grace” or “beauty.”
Style of the name Zayne:
Traditional in England, classical in Arabic cultures
Gender of the name Zayne:
Zayne is a trendy baby name for boys.
Pronunciation of the name Zayne:
Number of syllables in the name Zayne:
Emotion evoked from the name Zayne:
Zayne feels modern and cool. It has an informality and youthfulness about it.
Alternative spellings for the name Zayne:
Nicknames for the name Zayne:
- Zay Zay
Popularity of the name Zayne:
Zayne became a top 1,000 option in 2022 at rank 969. It rose above the top 500 list for the first time in 2013 at rank 472. As of 2020, it is a top 400 name at rank 397. The originals, Zane and Zayn, are still more popular, however, at ranks 259 and 310 respectively.
Related names for the name Zayne:
Great middle names for Zayne and their meanings:
- Malik (lord, ruler, chief)
- Griffin (fierce, dangerous)
- Archer (bow, bowman)
- Ambrose (immortal)
- Keller (cellarman)
- Wilson (son of Will)
- Thaddeus (a heart, courageous heart)
- Hadriel (splendor of Jehovah)
Famous people with the name Zayne:
- Zayne Wilson (son of Mindy McCready and David Wilson)
Zaynes in popular culture:
- Zayne Carrick (character from “Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic”)