English place name from Dutch
"sea land"

Zealand Origin and Meaning

The name Zealand is a boy's name meaning "sea land".

Zealand is the English translation of the Dutch province name Zeeland (originally Seelant). It's more commonly associated with New Zealand, the Oceanic country named by the Dutch. As a baby name, Zealand entered the popularity charts for boys in 2000, but has never been given to more than 40 babies in a single year. It is used for girls as well, but with less frequency.

Zealand is one of our favorite place names for babies and is among the coolest options of names starting with Z.

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