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What does Zeph mean?

Zeph Pronunciation of Zeph [zeph] as a boys' name is a Hebrew name, and the meaning of the name Zeph is "hidden by God". Zeph is an alternate spelling of Zephaniah (Hebrew). Biblical: a minor prophet.


1 different relation via Zephaniah: Zephan.

Creative forms:
(male) Zaph, Zoiph, ..

(female) Zeli, Zene, ..

Middle name pairings:
Zeph Donavan (Z.D.), ..

How popular is Zeph?

Zeph is a rare given name for men. Zeph is an equally unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Zephaniah (#1443 last year) is the only prominent variation form of Zeph (not in Top 2000). Adoption of this form of Zeph was well-received among parents less than a decade ago (adoption of 0.01%) and has remained as conventional to this day (adoption 0.01%, 8.8%). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Zephaniah in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Zach, Zeb, Zed, Zeev, Zeke, Zeno, Zephir, Zephyr, Zerah, Zero, Zeus and Zev. Like Zeph, these names are not frequently used.

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