What does Zain mean?
Zain /zain/ [1 syll.] as a boys' name is of Hindi origin, and the meaning of Zain is "godly light".
Affiliated boy name: Zane.
VariationsKreatif forms: Zainne, Zainno. [more]
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 popularity of Zain for boys. Zain entered the list in 2001 and reached its highest rank of #663 in the U.S. in the year 2013, and is at #679 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of Zain and related names. The only other prominent alternative form of Zain (#679 in 2014) ranked in the Top 1000 is Zane (#224 in 2014). Adoption of these boy names was at its most widespread in the year 2013 (usage of 0.561%) and is almost as widespread today (usage 0.5485%, ▼2.2%). Zain (#679) and Zane (#224) are two of the more fashionable names for newborns here. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Zain▲ is alike in pronunciation to Swain, Xan, Zaine, Zan, Zann, Zayne▲ and Zion▲. Other recommended similar baby names are Bain, Cain▲, Dain, Fain, Iain, Kain, Pain, Rain, Wain and Zino. Like Zain, these names are not frequently used.