The name Zayn is a boy's name of Arabic origin meaning "beauty, grace". Zayn is ranked #341 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Boy Baby Names Moving Up Fast and discussed in our forums with posts like "AAAAAAAA, BBBBBBBB, CCCCCCCC, Octuplets Name Game".
From the experts:
Zayn zoomed up the popularity charts thanks to former One Direction member Zayn Malik; it was one of the fastest-rising names of 2016. The name can also be spelled Zain; the feminine version is Zayna or Zaina.
It might also be seen as a spelling variation of Zane, as in the bestselling early twentieth century author Zane Grey, which sounds exactly the same but has a different root.