Gender: Male Meaning of Zayn: "beauty, grace" Origin of Zayn: Arabic Zayn's Popularity in 2019: #340

Zayn Origin and Meaning

The name Zayn is a boy's name of Arabic origin meaning "beauty, grace".

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.

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Rank in US: #340

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stella2007 Says:


Love this name! I must admit Zayn Malik makes this name more attractive. To me, It's a more exotic version of Kane and Ryan. Simple and Sharp, very cool!

ThistleThorn Says:


Live Zayn Malik Live