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Ziv (boy)

What does Ziv mean?

Ziv Pronunciation of Ziv [ziv] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Ziv) is pronounced zeev. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Ziv is "radiance, brilliance or light of God". Also the name of the second month in the Jewish calendar that celebrates Israel's Independence.

Associated with: light (bright).

Variations

Ziv has 2 variants: Ziven and Zivon.

Creative forms:
(male) Hav, Hirv, ..

(female) Zima, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ziv Lucius (Z.L.), ..

How popular is Ziv?

Ziv is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#71372 out of 150436, Top 47%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Ziv has yet to make it into the list thus far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ziv name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Ziv is alike in pronunciation to Zeev and Zev. Other recommended names are Adiv, Arv, Aviv, Bev, Bid, Cid, Dev, Dix, Dov, Erv, Ev, Fib, Fin, Gib, Gil, Hi, Irv, Jim, Kim, Kip, Kit, Lev, Lin, Nev, Nic, Nik, Orv, Pio, Pip, Ric, Rik, Rio, Rip, Si, Sid, Sim, Tim, Tov, Vic, Vin, Wil, Wim, Win, Zain, Zak, Zan, Zeb, Zed, Zino, Zinov and Zion. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ziv.

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