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200 Boy Names That Start With Z (with Meanings and Popularity)

200 Boy Names That Start With Z (with Meanings and Popularity)

Boy names that start with Z all have a real zing to them — it’s easy to see why they’re on the rise.

Along with top Z name Zachary, Z-starting boy names in the US Top 1000 include Zayden, Zander, Zeke, Zion, Zayn, Zahir, Zechariah, and Zakai.

Along with Zachary and Zander, Z names for boys in Britain's Top 600 include Zayan, Zidan, and Ziggy. In France, Z names Zakaria, Zayn, Zayd, and Ziyad are all popular, while mini Z names Zef and Zev both make the Top 500 in the Netherlands.

Z-loving parents have even taken to respelling certain names to get the super-cool Z initial (hello, Zaiden, Zander, and Zavier!), but there are plenty of zippy Z boy names to go around. Nameberry favorites that are absent from the official rankings include zany Zebedee, ancient Zeno, and the ultimate male power name, Zeus.

Here, our full selection of boy names that start with Z, ordered by their current popularity on Nameberry.

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  1. ZacharyHeart
    • Origin:

      Hebrew
    • Meaning:

      "the Lord has remembered"
  2. ZephyrHeart
    • Origin:

      Greek
    • Meaning:

      "west wind"
  3. ZaneHeart
    • Origin:

      Possible variation of John
    • Meaning:

      "God is gracious"
  4. ZekeHeart
    • Origin:

      Diminutive of Ezekiel
    • Meaning:

      "God strengthens"
  5. ZebedeeHeart
    • Origin:

      English variation of Hebrew Zebediah
    • Meaning:

      "gift of God"
  6. ZiggyHeart
    • Origin:

      German, diminutive of Siegfried and Sigmund
  7. ZevHeart
    • Origin:

      Hebrew
    • Meaning:

      "wolf"
  8. ZionHeart
    • Origin:

      Hebrew
    • Meaning:

      "highest point"
  9. ZukoHeart
    • Origin:

      Xhosa
    • Meaning:

      "glory"
  10. ZidanHeart
    • Origin:

      Arabic
    • Meaning:

      "growth and progress"
  11. ZaynHeart
    • Origin:

      Arabic
    • Meaning:

      "beauty, grace"
  12. ZenoHeart
    • Origin:

      Anglicized form of Greek Zenon, related to Zeus, king of the gods
  13. ZachariahHeart
    • Origin:

      Hebrew, form of Zechariah
    • Meaning:

      "the Lord has remembered"
  14. ZenithHeart
    • Origin:

      English
    • Meaning:

      "the point in the sky or celestial sphere directly above an observer"
  15. ZanderHeart
    • Origin:

      Diminutive of Alexander
    • Meaning:

      "defending men"
  16. ZenHeart
    • Origin:

      Japanese
    • Meaning:

      "meditation"
  17. ZebulonHeart
    • Origin:

      Hebrew
    • Meaning:

      "exaltation or little dwelling"
  18. ZimriHeart
    • Origin:

      Hebrew
    • Meaning:

      "my music, my praise"
  19. ZebHeart
    • Origin:

      Diminutive of Zebediah or Zebulon
  20. ZaleHeart
    • Origin:

      Greek
    • Meaning:

      "sea-strength"