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What does Zain mean?

Zain Pronunciation of Zain as a boys' name is of Hindi origin, and the meaning of Zain is "godly light". Also form of 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)

Zain entered the list in 1990 and reached its highest rank of #663 in the U.S. in the year 2013, and is at #680 presently. (2016 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Zain name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Zain outside U.S.

Which version is better?

The only other prominent alternative form of Zain (#680 IN 2016) ranked in the Top 2000 is Zane (#211). Adoption of these forms of Zain was at its most widespread in 2016 (ADOPTION OF 0.12%). Zain and Zane are two of the more fashionable names for newborns here.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Zain, Zane in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Zane outside U.S.

Similar Names

Zain is alike in pronunciation to Cian, Seann, Swain, Swaine, Swayn, Swen, Syon, Xan, Zaine, Zan, Zann, Zayne and Zion. Other recommended sound-alike 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.

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