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Gender: Male Pronunciation: zah-eed Meaning of Zayd: "increase, growth" Origin of Zayd: Arabic Zayd's Popularity in 2017: #931

The name Zayd is a boy's name of Arabic origin meaning "increase, growth". Zayd is ranked #931 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Boy Names Uncommon in the US and discussed in our forums with posts like "{boys} love/like/lose: alt. version".

From the experts:

Zayd (or its most common variant Zaid), an old and still well used Arabic name, was a slave whom Muhammad adopted as his son.

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Famous People Named Zayd

Zayd ibn Harithah, adopted son of Muhammad

Pop Culture References for the name Zayd

Zaiid, Ziyad, Zaied, Zaid, Ziyyad, Zahid


jalila13 Says:


Not sure where they got this pronunciation. It's pronounced how it's spelled, rhymes with blade and spade.