What does Zain mean?
Affiliated boy name: Zane.
Associated with: light (bright).
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How popular is Zain?
Zain is a rare first name for males but a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#85297 out of 150436, Top 57%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name history of Zain for boys. Zain entered the list in 1990 and reached its highest rank of #663 in the U.S. in the year 2013, and is at #714 presently. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with similar and related boy names. Shown below is a study of the statistics of Zain and related names. The only other prominent alternative form of Zain (#714 in 2015) ranked in the Top 2000 is Zane (#233 in 2015). Adoption of these forms of Zain was at its most widespread less than a decade ago (adoption of 0.11%) and has remained as conventional to this day (adoption 0.11%, ▼6%). Zain and Zane are two of the more fashionable names for newborns here.
Zain▲ is alike in pronunciation to Cian, Seann, Swain, Swaine, Swayn, Swen, Syon, Xan, Zaine, Zan, Zann, Zayne▲ and Zion▲. Other recommended names are Aarin, Alain, Alin, Amin, Bain, Blain, Cain▲, Dain, Darin▼, Davin, Dwain, Edin, Eoin, Erin▼, Evin, Ewin, Fagin, Fain, Farin, Fin, Galin, Gavin, Glin, Havin, Hazin, Hein, Iain, Jalin, Jamin, Jarin, Kadin▼, Kain, Kalin, Larin, Lin, Malin, Nalin, Odin▲, Olin▼, Orin, Owain, Owin, Pain, Patin, Quin, Rain, Sabin, Savin, Talin, Tarin, Tavin, Twain, Vin, Wain, Yamin, Zach, Zack, Zahir, Zaki, Zale, Zino and Ziv. These names tend to be more frequently used than Zain.See names in meaning and etymology.