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What does Zebulon mean?

Zebulon /ze-bu-lon/ as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Zebulon is "dwelling of honor". Biblical: the name of one of Jacob's son.

Associated with: dwelling (home), biblical


Zebulon has 5 variants: Zeb, Zebulen, Zebulun, Zevulon and Zevulun.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Zebuno, Zelon, ..

(female) Zebule, Zebuzan, ..

How popular is Zebulon?

Zebulon is a rare first name for men. Zebulon is also a unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Charted below is the baby name history of Zebulon for boys. Zebulon entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its peak rank of #1233 in the U.S. in the 1980s, but is not listed at the moment. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Zeb is the only other prominent alternative form of Zebulon listed in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Zebulon reached its highest during 1880-1889 (average #1307).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Zebulon, Zeb in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Zebulon and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names


Suggested similar names are Delon, Devlon, Kealon, Lebron, Mellon, Nealon, Oeberon, Tiburon, Verlon and Zenon. Like Zebulon, these names are not frequently used.