Gender: Male Meaning of Zain: "beauty, grace" Origin of Zain: Variation of Zayn, Arabic Zain's Popularity in 2018: #587

Zain Origin and Meaning

The name Zain is a boy's name meaning "beauty, grace".

Zayn and the more Western-friendly Zain sound exactly like the popular Zane but have a different root, in Arabic and African cultures. The name was made familiar to Europeans and Americans by British singer-songwriter Zayn, born Zain Malik. This is an easily-translated choice for a family that wants to bridge cultures, but you have to accept that people will be forever spelling the name "wrong".

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stella2007 Says:


Great boy's name with a sweet meaning.

indiefendi2 Says:


Zain means beautiful in Arabic. I think it's a good name.