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pinWhat does Zane mean?

Zane /zane/ as a boys' name is pronounced zayne. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Zane is "God is gracious". Possibly a variant of Hebrew John, or a variant of a Scandinavian surname. Western writer Zane Grey.


pinVariations

Zane has 3 variants: Zain, Zaine and Zayne.

Zane has 37 more relations via John: Anno, Ean, Eian, Euan, Evan, Ewan, Gian, Hannes, Hanno, Hans, Hansel, Hansl, Iain, Ian, Ivan, Ivann, Iwan, Jack, Jan, Janek, Janko, Janne, Janos, Jean, Jens, Jian, Jon, Jona, Juan, Sean, Seann, Shane, Vanek, Vanko, Vanya, Yanni and Yanno.

Zane has 2 feminine forms: Zaina and Zaneta.

Kreatif forms: Zacne, Zene, Zune. [more]

pinHow popular is Zane?

Zane is a somewhat prominent first name for males (#820 out of 1220, Top 67%) and an even more prominent surname for both adults and children (#10665 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the birth name popularity of Zane for boys. Zane entered the list in 1920-1929 and reached its apex rank of #215 in the U.S. in the year 2013, and is at #224 currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Zane name in U.S.

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

John (#26 2 years ago), Jack (#41), Evan (#58), Ian (#77), Juan (#98), Ivan (#132), Sean (#193), Shane (#277), Zayne (#501), Jon (#675), Zain (#679), Ean (#997), Euan, Jan, Hannes, Ewan, Hans, Hansel, Jean, Iain and Jens are the prominent related forms of Zane (#224 2 years ago). Other forms, like Eian, are uncommon. These forms of Zane were at the apex of their popularity during 1980-1989 (average #559) and are almost as common today (#589, 6.9%), but with the forms Ean, Jon, Jean, Jan and Hans becoming somewhat outmoded. John is the clear favorite, although Zain seems to be gaining popularity too. Shown below is a comparison of the usage of Zane and related names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Zane, Ean, Evan, Hans, Hansel in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ian, Ivan, Jack, Jan, Jean in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of John, Jon, Juan, Sean, Shane in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Zain, Zayne in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Zane, Euan, Evan, Ewan, Hannes outside U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Iain, Ian, Jack, Jens, John outside U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sean, Shane outside U.S.


pinSimilar Names

Zane is pronounced similarly to Xan, Zan and Zann. Other recommended similar baby names are Bane, Dane, Fane, Kane, Lane, Rane, Vane, Zale, Zeno, Zino and Zuni. These names tend to be less commonly used than Zane.

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