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Gender: M Meaning of Zephyr: "west wind" Origin of Zephyr: Greek

If you're looking for a boy's name that's light and breezy, this could be it. A name from mythology: Zephyrus/Zephyr was the Greek god of the west wind-- with many European variations, it's a name that's frequently seen in computer and video games, is a character in the children's book Silverwing, and appears in the Babar books--as a monkey.

Robby Benson and Karla De Vito named their son Zephyr in 1992, and Zephyr Benson is now a fledgling actor himself. More recently it was chosen by tech entrepreneur Sean Parker for his baby boy.

Famous People Named Zephyr

Zephyr Benson, american actor/writer/director
Zephyr (b. 2011), son of Julia Bradbury and Gerard Cunningham.
Zephyr Emerson Parker (b. 2014), son of entrepeneur Sean Parker

Pop Culture References for the name Zephyr

- "The Zephyr Song" by Red Hot Chili Peppers, from the album 'By The Way'
- Zephyr Hills, water brand
- There's a typing font out there called Zephyr; it's the same font that's used on the covers of all the Twilight books.
Zephyr, son of Esmeralda in the Disney movie "Hunchback of Notre Dame"