Meaning and Name Origin
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.
For more on this name, see also the related boy name Seferino.
Zephyr has 1 more related form via Cefirino: Zefirino.
Zephyr is a rare given name for men but a somewhat popular surname for all people (#66241 out of 88799, Top 75%). (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)
Zephyr is alike in pronunciation to Zaphar. Like Zephyr, this name is not commonly used.