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Gender: Male Pronunciation: zah-eed Meaning of Zayd: "increase, growth" Origin of Zayd: Arabic Zayd's Popularity in 2018: #882

The name Zayd is a boy's name of Arabic origin meaning "increase, growth". Zayd is ranked #882 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 "Initials - Twins".

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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Zaid, Zaiid, Zaied, Ziyad, Ziyyad, Zahid

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jalila13 Says:


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