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Gender: Male Meaning of Zoltan: "life" Origin of Zoltan: Hungarian

The name Zoltan is a boy's name of Hungarian origin meaning "life". Zoltan and is often added to user-created lists like Broadway Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Rotating Sibling Sets".

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Though a common name in Hungary, it has a bit of Mandrake the Magician exoticism here. Penn Gillette used the Zolten spelling for his son; it was also the name of Dracula's dog, and was also a robotic character in "Dude, Where's My Car?".

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Famous People Named Zoltan

Zoltan Mesko - American football player
Zoltan Kodály - Hungarian composer, best known as the creator of the Kodály Method
Zoltan Ovary, Hungarian-American physician and immunology pioneer
Zoltan Bathory - Hungarian musician, guitar player for Five Finger Death Punch

Pop Culture References for the name Zoltan

Zoltan Grundy, billionaire businessman and boarding school owner in the Disney sitcom "A.N.T. Farm".
Zoltan Maraczek, gruff owner of Maraczek's parfumerie in popular Broadway musical, "She Loves Me"