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What does Zephyr mean?

Zephyr \z(e)-ph-yr\ as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Zephyr) is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Zephyr is "west wind". Mythology name used in variants like Cefirino and the female form, Zephirine. Literary: Zéphir was the name of a mischievous monkey in Laurent de Brunhoff's "Babar" books.


Zephyr has 8 variants: Zayfeer, Zayfir, Zayphir, Zefir, Zephir, Zephiros, Zephirus and Zephyrus.

For more on this name, see also the related boy name Seferino.

Zephyr has 1 more related form via Cefirino: Zefirino.

Zephyr has 3 feminine forms: Sapphire, Sefarina and Tzefira.


Zephyr is a rare given name for men but a somewhat popular surname for all people (#99214 out of 150436, Top 66%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Zephyr for boys. Zephyr has not made it into the Top 1000 thus far. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Zephyr name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Zephyr is alike in pronunciation to Zaphar. Like Zephyr, this name is not commonly used.