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What does Zele mean?

Zele Pronunciation of Zele [zele] as a name for girls is an alternate spelling of Zelia: possibly from Solenne (French) "solemn".


6 different relations via Zelia: Zailie, Zalia, Zelene, Zelie, Zelina and Zeline.

Creative forms:
(female) Zelei, Zule, ..

(male) Zebe, Zelo, ..

Middle name pairings:
Zele Ivy (Z.I.), ..

How popular is Zele?

Zele is an uncommon given name for females but a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#84631 out of 150436, Top 56%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Zelia is the only popular alternative form of Zele (unlisted). This form of Zele was popular as a birth name during the years 1890-1899. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Zelia in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Zele and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Zele is pronounced similarly to Ceil, Cele, Cile, Coel, Sal, Sile and Zoelle. Other suggested similar names are Adele, Alle, Belle, Chele, Cole, Dale, Delle, Elle, Gale, Helle, Iole, Jerle, Kyle, Merle, Neale, Neile, Nelle, Noele, Odele, Peale, Peele, Perle, Udele, Vale, Zea, Zeba, Zelda, Zelde, Zelma, Zena, Zeta, Zila, Zoe, Zoee, Zoela, Zoelie, Zoie and Zola. These names tend to be more commonly used than Zele.

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