Baby Names Starting with Z
Baby names starting with Z are spirited, bold, and increasing in popularity. Modern parents love a name that makes their child stand out, and a striking first initial will often do the trick. The top Z name for girls is Zoey, having overtaken the original form, Zoe, which takes second place. The most popular name with the Z initial for boys is Zachary, although it has begun to fade from its height of fashion at the end of the last millennium.
Along with Zoey and Zoe, other girl names beginning with Z in the US Top 700 include Zara, Zuri, Zariah, Zaylee, and Zelda. In addition to Zachary, other boy names starting with Z in the US Top 700 include Zion, Zayden, Zane, Zander, and Zaid.
Z names have an undeniably quirky quality that is hard to resist. Choices like Zadie, Zebedee, Zephyr, and Ziggy are unique but usable. Rare names beginning with Z that have a traditional element include Zinnia, Zaccai, Zalman, and Zella.
Here, our all-inclusive list of baby names starting with Z. The top names below rank among the current US Top 1000 baby names and are ordered by popularity. Unique names rank below the Top 1000 and are listed alphabetically.