Zev

Zev - A very unique male name



  Aug 23,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Zev, meaning wolf, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1954 on position #1544. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Zev and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Zev? 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 Zev. The baby boy name Zev was given to 103 baby boys in 2012, ranking #1177 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 15,933 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Zev peaked in popularity 60 years ago in 1959 on position 1144.



Famous with this name

Zev Glassenberg
Zev Borow
Zev Bufman


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Rating: 5/5 (11 people)


Zev is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Zev is currently topping the baby name charts in New York at position #298 - and is the least popular in California at position #1,610.

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 Zev is where you live.


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Zev origin and meaning

Zev is a 3 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means wolf. To see famous people named Zev, pop culture references for the name Zev and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Zev

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

Zeb / Zvi / Zohaib /

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
20121177
20111196
20101217
20091290
20081372
20071224
20061214
20051403
20041432
20031306
20021438
20011359
20001800
19991414
19981529
19971532
19961616
19951684
19941808
19931640
19921468
19911601
19901640
19891751
19881585
19871809
19861678
19851703
19841681
19831436
19821740
19811888
19801431
19791549
19781496
19771798
19761411
19751343
19741310
19732069
19722045
19711643
19701304
19691406
19681563
19661714
19651368
19641459
19631552
19621770
19611587
19601308
19591144
19581257
19571576
19561394
19551773
19541544

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New York298
New Jersey323
Maryland822
California1610

Even more about Zev


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 Zev 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 Zev?

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
1959
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Zev
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 15,933
Letter count 3
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1954
2012 births +103

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