64 Unisex Names That Start With Z

64 Unisex Names That Start With Z

Unisex names that start with Z are on the rise, as more and more parents fall for that zippy, zesty Z initial.

And Z is a popular letter for gender-neutral names chosen by celebrity parents too, with bold choices like Zen and Zion, Zephyr and Zuri cropping up in several high-profile birth announcements in recent years.

Along with Zion and Zuri, unisex Z names in the US Top 1000 for boys or girls include literary Zola and geographical Zaire.

But there are still some zingy unisex Z names flying under the radar, from cool Cornish Zennor, to literary Zooey, to striking sports-inspired Zelfa.

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

You also might be interested in our lists of Girl Names That Start With Z, Boy Names That Start With Z, or our full list of Names That Start With Z.

  1. Zephyr
    • Origin:

      Greek
    • Meaning:

      "west wind"
  2. Zoe
    • Origin:

      Greek
    • Meaning:

      "life"
  3. Ziggy
    • Origin:

      German, diminutive of Siegfried and Sigmund
  4. Zion
    • Origin:

      Hebrew
    • Meaning:

      "highest point"
  5. Zeke
    • Origin:

      Diminutive of Ezekiel
    • Meaning:

      "God strengthens"
  6. Zenith
    • Origin:

      English
    • Meaning:

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

      Japanese
    • Meaning:

      "meditation"
  8. Zuri
    • Origin:

      Kiswahili
    • Meaning:

      "good, beautiful"
  9. Zuma
    • Origin:

      American place-name and Arabic
    • Meaning:

      "peace"
  10. Zuriel
    • Origin:

      Hebrew
    • Meaning:

      "God is my rock"
  11. Zaire
    • Origin:

      Place name
    • Meaning:

      "the river that swallows all rivers"
  12. Zia
    • Origin:

      Latin; Arabic; Italian
    • Meaning:

      "grain; light, splendor; aunt"
  13. Zephyr
    • Origin:

      Greek
    • Meaning:

      "west wind"
  14. Ziggy
    • Origin:

      German, diminutive of names beginning Sig/Zig
    • Meaning:

      "victory"
  15. Zealand
    • Origin:

      English place name from Dutch
    • Meaning:

      "sea land"
  16. Zola
    • Origin:

      African, Congolese; also literary name
    • Meaning:

      "piece of earth"
  17. Zeppelin
    • Origin:

      German word name from Slavic
    • Meaning:

      "zeppelin; flail"
  18. Zephaniah
    • Origin:

      Hebrew
    • Meaning:

      "God has hidden"
  19. Zeren
    • Origin:

      Animal name
  20. Zahir
    • Origin:

      Arabic
    • Meaning:

      "helper, supporter"