Meaning and Name Origin
Zev has 1 variant: Zeev.
Zev has 29 more alternative forms via Benjamin, Binyamin: Ben▼, Benejamen, Beniamino, Benjaman▼, Benjamen, Benjamino, Benjamon, Benjee, Benjey, Benji, Benjie, Benjiman▼, Benjimen, Benjy, Benn, Bennie▼, Benno, Benny▼, Benyamin, Benyamino, Bibi, Binyamin, Binyamino, Jamin, Veniamin, Venyamin, Yamin, Yamino and Yemin.
Zev is an unusual first name for males. Zev is an equally uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Zev and related names. Ben (#723 a year ago), Benjaman, Benjamin (#12), Benjiman, Bennie and Benny are the prominent related forms of Zev (#unlisted). These boy names were at the peak of their popularity during 1880-1889 and are now significantly less widespread, with the forms Ben, Benjaman, Benjiman, Bennie and Benny becoming somewhat outmoded. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)