Zane

Zane - A very unique male name



  Mar 20,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Zane, meaning God is gracious, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1920 on position #1980. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Zane and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Zane? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Zane. The baby boy name Zane was given to 1,568 baby boys in 2012, ranking #224 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,047 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Zane peaked in popularity 16 years ago in 2003 on position 219.



Famous with this name

Billy Zane
Zane Holtz
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Zane is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Zane is currently topping the baby name charts in Wyoming at position #73 - and is the least popular in New Jersey at position #635.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Zane is where you live.


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Zane origin and meaning

Zane is a 4 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means God is gracious. To see famous people named Zane, pop culture references for the name Zane and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Zane

We've found the following names that sound similar to Zane, sorted by popularity.

Zion / Zain / Zayne / Zyon / Zen / Zaine / Zayan / Zyion / Zayn / Ziyon /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012224
2011221
2010237
2009234
2008234
2007232
2006243
2005236
2004230
2003219
2002223
2001249
2000246
1999251
1998267
1997268
1996291
1995329
1994323
1993347
1992374
1991435
1990428
1989455
1988480
1987490
1986456
1985481
1984560
1983571
1982564
1981627
1980638
1979667
1978674
1977794
1976784
1975794
1974732
1973807
1972712
1971776
1970738
1969803
1968738
1967856
1966931
1965879
1964797
1963695
1962697
1961648
1960831
1959664
1958703
1957606
1956712
1955783
1954795
1953773
19521299
1951948
1950850
19491119
1948779
1947883
19461062
19441632
1943952
19421019
19411430
1940944
19391289
1938885
19371336
1936944
1935808
1934822
1933750
1932751
1931856
1930903
19291125
1928890
19271087
1926681
1925937
1924779
1923944
1922810
19211115
19201980

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Wyoming73
Hawaii95
Montana102
Idaho111
West Virginia111
Oklahoma117
Arkansas129
Missouri131
Alaska141
Arizona149
Utah150
Ohio152
Iowa159
Louisiana163
Colorado171
Kentucky174
New Mexico175
Washington186
Indiana190
Oregon190
Kansas194
Texas204
Nevada208
Maryland218
Pennsylvania220
Florida221
North Dakota230
Michigan232
Nebraska232
Maine240
Tennessee248
South Dakota250
South Carolina260
Virginia261
North Carolina279
Wisconsin281
Georgia286
Minnesota299
Alabama311
California315
Mississippi350
Connecticut353
Illinois356
New York461
New Jersey635

Even more about Zane


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Zane a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Zane?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2003
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Zane
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 1,047
Letter count 4
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1920
2012 births +1,568

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