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Names starting with Ze

Zeke -   Arabic name meaning "shooting star."
Zerubbabel - Hebrew name meaning "born at Babylon" or "scattered to Babylon." In the bible, this is the name of the leader of the first of the returning exiles.
Zeus - Greek name derived from the first element of the Indo-European compound Dyeus Phter ("god-father"), hence "God." In mythology, this is the name ofthe highest of the Greek Olympian gods.
Zeruiah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Tseruwyah, meaning "balsam" or "cleft." In the bible, this is the name of a daughter of Jesse.
Zenobios - Masculine form of Greek Zenobia, meaning "lifeof Zeus." 
Zekaryah - Hebrew name meaning "whom Jehovah remembered." In the bible, this is the name of one of many characters, including one of the twelve minor prophets. Zechariah and Zachariah are Anglicized forms.
Zeita - Aramaic feminine form of Hebrew unisex Zayit, meaning "olive."
Zephyra - Feminine form of Greek Zephyros,meaning "west wind." 
Zebadyah - Hebrew name meaning "the gift of Jehovah." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a brother of Joab.
Zenzi - Pet form of German Kreszenz, meaning "to spring up, grow, thrive."
Zeeb - (זְאֵב): Hebrew name meaning"wolf," so called from its being tawny and yellow in color. In the bible, this is the name of a Midianite prince. 
Zephyr - Short form of Greek Zephyros, meaning "westwind." In mythology, this is the name of a god of the west wind.
Zev - Variant spelling of Hebrew Zeeb, meaning"wolf." 
Zenovia - Variant spelling of Greek Zenobia, meaning "lifeof Zeus." 
Zephaniah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Tsephanyah, meaning "hidden by God" or "protected by God." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the ninth of the minor prophets. 
Zepour - Armenian name meaning "breeze."
Zeno - Latin form of Greek Zenon, possibly meaning "of Zeus."
Zebulon - Variant spelling of English Zebulun, meaning "habitation." 
Zevachya - Hebrew name meaning "sacrifice of the Lord."
Zebedee - Anglicized form of Greek Zebedaios, meaning "my gift." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a fisherman of Galilee. 
Zerah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Zerach, meaning "light." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including an Edomite leader, a son of Simeon, and a son of Judah and Tamar.
Zenobia -  Old Greek name meaning "lifeof Zeus." 
Zeltzin - Nahuatl name meaning "delicate."
Zeff - Yiddish form of Hebrew Zev, meaning "wolf."
Zef - Short form of Dutch Jozef, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Zevulun - Variant spelling of Hebrew Zebuwluwn, meaning "habitation." 
Zeta -   Variant spelling of Aramaic Zeita, meaning "olive."
Zesiro - Egyptian name meaning "twin."
Zerubavel - Variant spelling of Hebrew Zerubbabel, meaning "born at Babylon" or "scattered to Babylon." 
Zeroun - Armenian name meaning "wise."
Zernebog - Variant form of Russian Czernobog, meaning "black god."
Zephyrus - Latin form of Greek Zephyros, meaning "west wind." In mythology, this is the name of a god of the west wind.
Zephyros - Greek name meaning "west wind." In mythology, this is the name of a god of the west wind.
Zephania - Variant spelling of English Zephaniah, meaning "hidden by God" or "protected by God."
Zeph - Short form of English Zephaniah, meaning "God hashidden." 
Zenia - Variant spelling of Greek Xenia, meaning "stranger, foreigner," but sometimes rendered "hospitable (esp. to foreigners)."
Zengguang - Chinese name meaning "silk/fabric-barrier/relationship."
Zeng - Variant spelling of Chinese unisex Zheng, meaning 1) "harmony, union," and 2) "solemn, serious."
Zenana - Persian name meaning "woman."
Zenais - Greek name, possibly meaning "of Zeus."
Zelpah - Variant spelling of Hebrew Zelpha, meaning "to trickle" or "youthful."
Zelma - English variant spelling of German Selma, meaning "divine helmet." 
Zeferino - Portuguese form of Roman Latin Zephyrinus, meaning "west wind."
Zefania - Variant spelling of English Zephaniah, meaning "hidden by God" or "protected by God."
Zedong - Chinese name, perhaps meaning "moisten-purple mushroom." The purple mushroom is said to symbolize nobility. 
Zebulun - Anglicized form of Hebrew Zebuwluwn, meaning "habitation." In the bible, this is the name of the tenth son of Jacob and Leah.
Zebiyna - Hebrew name meaning "bought." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Nebo who took a foreign wife.
Zebach - Hebrew name meaning "a slaying." In the bible, this is the name of one of the Midianite kings.
Zéphyrine - French feminine form of Roman Latin Zephyrinus, meaning "west wind."
- Portuguese pet form of Portuguese/Spanish José, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Željko - Pet form of Croatian Želimir, meaning "desires peace."
Zelig -  Variant spelling of Yiddish Selig,meaning "blessed; holy." 
Zevi - Variant spelling of Hebrew Tzevi, meaning "deer, gazelle."
Zevadya - Variant spelling of Hebrew Zebadyah, meaning "the gift of Jehovah." 
Zevach - Variant spelling of Hebrew Zebach, meaning "a slaying."
Zeru - Basque name meaning"sky."
Zerach - Hebrew name meaning "light." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including an Edomite leader, a son of Simeon, and a son of Judah and Tamar. Zerah is the Anglicized form.
Zephyrinus - A derivative of Roman Latin Zephyrus, meaning "west wind."
Zenon - Ancient Greek name, possibly meaning "of Zeus."
Zemin - Chinese name meaning "radiant and exuberant."
Zelpha - Variant spelling of Hebrew Zylpha, meaning "to trickle" or "youthful."
Zelophehad - Anglicized form of Hebrew Tselophchad, meaning "first rupture; fracture," taken to mean "first-born." In the bible, this is the name of a member of the tribe Manasseh.
Zella - Variant spelling of English Zelia, meaning "zealous." 
Zelia - English name of Latin origin, meaning "zealous."
Zelai - Basque name meaning "meadow."
Zedekiah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Tsidqiyah, meaning "righteousness of the Lord." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including the name which Mattaniah adopted after becoming (the last) king of Judah.
Zed - Short form of English Zedekiah, meaning "righteousness of the Lord." 
Zecharya - Variant spelling of Hebrew Zekaryah, meaning "whom Jehovah remembered." 
Zechariah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Zekaryah, meaning "whom Jehovah remembered." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including one of the twelve minor prophets. Also spelled Zachariah.
Zebuwluwn - Hebrew name meaning "habitation." In the bible, this is the name of the tenth son of Jacob and Leah.
Zebinah - Variant spelling of English Zebina, meaning "bought." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Nebo who took a foreign wife.
Zebina - Anglicized form of Hebrew Zebiyna, meaning "bought." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Nebo who took a foreign wife.
Zebedaios - Greek form of Hebrew Zabdiy ("the gift of Jehovah), but meaning "my gift." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a fisherman of Galilee. 
Zebah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Zebach, meaning "a slaying." In the bible, this is the name of one of the Midianite kings.
Zebadiah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Zebadyah, meaning "the gift of Jehovah." In the bible, this is the name of the brother of Joab.
Želimir - Croatian name composed of the Slavic elements shelit "desire" and mir "peace," hence "desires peace."
Zelda (yiddish - זֶעלְדֶע):  Short form of German Griselda,meaning "graybattle maid." 
Zena (greek - Ζένα):  Contracted form of Greek Zenia, meaning "stranger, foreigner," but sometimes rendered "hospitable (esp. to foreigners)."
Zeng - Variant spelling of Chinese unisex Zheng, meaning 1) "harmony, union," and 2) "solemn, serious."

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