Cool Baby Names That Start With Z

Z may be the zippiest, zestiest first initial for baby names around. Here, the wide selection of cool baby names that begin with Z.
  • Zaria

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    Zaria, the name of the Nigerian capital city, could be another Z name for parents to consider. Popular 1990s sitcom The Parent 'Hood included a character by the name.Read More 

  • Zaza

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    Almost too za-za-zoom for its own good.Read More 

  • Zeb

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    Short and to-the-point, it turns an ancient biblical name into a friendly cowboy. Read More 

  • Zebedee

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    Zebedee is an adorable and unusual New Testament name--which may sound like but is not a contradiction in terms. Unlike some of the longer biblical Z-names, Zebedee has a more... Read More 

  • Zebediah

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    Biblical names are expanding (literally) as some parents move from Isaiah and Elijah to more elaborate choices with simple short forms, like Jedidiah and Zebediah.

    Zebediah, or... Read More 

  • Zebulon

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    An Old Testament name with a Puritan feel and post-Zachary possibilities--one of several routes to the cool nickname Zeb.

    Pike's Peak was named for Zebulon Pike, the best known bearer... Read More 

  • Zed

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    Newer than Zac, cooler than Ed, Ned, or Ted.Read More 

  • Zedekiah

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    The name of an Old Testament king, and yet another 'Z' choice from the Bible that still retains some zip, especially with the appealing nickname Zed. Zedekiah was the name of the last... Read More 

  • Zeke

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    Zeke is a casual form of the name of an important prophet. How well Zeke holds up depends on the boy: it could be a cooler alternative of Zack, or it could prove too close to "geek". In the USA,... Read More 

  • Zelda

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    Classified as an early exotic, Zelda has long and often been used as such for characters in books and films. Since 1986, Zelda has been a prime Nintendo name, as in the Legend of Zelda:... Read More 

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