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pinWhat does Zev mean?

Zev /zev/ as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Zev is "wolf". Used in Israel. Often combined with Binyamin or Benjamin.


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.

Kreatif forms: Zevde, Zevze, Zezev. [more]

pinHow popular is Zev?

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 2 years ago), Benjaman, Benjamin (#12), Benjiman, Bennie and Benny are the prominent related forms of Zev (unlisted). These relations of Zev were popular with parents during 1880-1889 (average #338) and are now significantly less conventional (#789, 68.1%). (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ben, Benjaman, Benjamin, Benjiman, Bennie, Benny in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ben, Benjamin outside U.S.

pinSimilar Names

Zev is alike in pronunciation to Ziv. Other recommended similar baby names are Bev, Dev, Lev, Nev, Zeb, Zed and Zeph. Like Zev, these names are not frequently used.