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What does Zed mean?

Zed Pronunciation of Zed [zed] as a boys' name is a Hebrew name, and the meaning of the name Zed is "the Lord is just". Zed is an alternate spelling of Zedekiah (Hebrew).

Associated with: just.


Creative forms:
(male) Zede, Zeed, ..

(female) Zeda, Zede, ..

Middle name pairings:
Zed Kayson (Z.K.), ..

How popular is Zed?

Zed is a rare given name for males. Zed is an equally rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Zed was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its top position of #1440 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Zed is alike in pronunciation to Ced, Cid, Cyd, Saad, Saeed, Said, Sid, Syd and Syed. Other suggested similar names are Aed, Ged, Jed, Ned, Ted, Zeb and Zev. These names tend to be more commonly used than Zed.

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