What does Zebedee mean?
Zebedee /ze-be-dee/ [3 sylls.] as a name for boys. Zebedee's name origin is Hebrew, and the name Zebedee means "gift of Jehovah". Zebedee is an alternate form of Zebediah (Hebrew). Compare surname Zubiate.
Zebedee has 1 related variation via Zebediah: Zeb▼.Kreatif forms: Zabedee, Zebbedee, Zebdee. [more]
How popular is Zebedee?
Zebedee is an unusual first name for men. Zebedee is also an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Zeb is the only prominent variation form of Zebedee (outside Top 1000). Adoption of this boy name was at its peak during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.389%) and has become much less since, with Zeb becoming less in vogue. Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Zebedee and associated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)