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What does Zenon mean?

Zenon Pronunciation of Zenon [zenon] as a boys' name has its root in Greek, and the meaning of the name Zenon is "hospitable; gift of Zeus". Zenon is a variant form of Zenas (Greek). Zenon is also a variation of Zeno (Greek).

Associated with: greek, gift.


Zenon has 1 variant: Zinon.

2 more alternative forms via Zenas, Zeno: Zenios and Zino.

Creative forms:
(male) Zenoni, Zeron, ..

(female) Zenan, Zendy, ..

Middle name pairings:
Zenon Stellan (Z.S.), ..

How popular is Zenon?

Zenon is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#23350 out of 150436, Top 16%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Zenon was first listed in 1910-1919 and reached its top rank of #1936 in the U.S. in the 1910s, but is not listed currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Zenon are Zeno and Zenas. Other variants, like Zenios, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Zenon was widespread among parents during 1910-1919 (median #1867).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Zenon, Zenas, Zeno in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Adnon, Aeron, Aeson, Amnon, Arnon, Benson, Benton, Bevon, Canon, Danon, Deion, Dejon, Delon, Deon, Deron, Devon, Deyon, Einon, Eynon, Fenton, Geron, Jenson, Jeron, Jevon, Kanon, Keenon, Kendon, Kennon, Kenton, Kenyon, Keon, Kevon, Ledon, Leon, Leron, Levon, Nevon, Renton, Seton, Teron, Tevon, Tynon, Vernon, Zann, Zenos, Zero, Zinov, Zion and Zivon. These names tend to be more commonly used than Zenon.

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