50 Best Baby Names That Start With The Letter Z

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50 Baby Names That Start With The Letter Z

Whether you're helping a friend, planning for a future child, or are expecting a baby of your own, finding baby names that fit your newborn can be challenging. But sometimes, you may find success with a particular letter; in this case, it's the letter Z!

This list of unique baby names has everything you need to know about them. With popular names like Zephyr, Zoelle, Zetes and more, these names come from every origin and have quite different meanings from all around the world.

To help you pick the best one, whether or not you're looking for a deeper meaning, you may find some inspiration with these choices.

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1. Zoey

Origin: Greek

Meaning: Life

2. Zephyr

Origin: Greek

​Meaning: Life of Zeus

3. Zia

Origin: Russian

​Meaning: Russian form of Joan

4. Zahra

Origin: Hebrew

​Meaning: Dawn

5. Zeta

Origin: Teutonic 

​Meaning: Armed battle maiden

6. Zola

Origin: African and Latin

​Meaning: Peaceful; Earth

7. Zinnia

Origin: Hebrew

​Meaning: Worthy; to be praised

8. Zora

Origin: Greek

​Meaning: Alive

9. Zooey

Origin: Greek

​Meaning: Life

10. Zella

Origin: Greek

​Meaning: Variant of Selena, Celine

11. Zeva

Origin: English and Greek

Meaning: Rose; born last

12. Zelena

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: Careful; protective

13. Zoelle

Origin: Arabic

Meaning: Shining light

14. Zaidee

Origin: Arabic

Meaning: Dazzling; splendor

15. Zofie

Origin: Greek

Meaning: Life, energy

16. Zinovia

Origin: English and Russian

Meaning: Welcoming; hospitatable

17. Zylina

Origin: Polish

Meaning: Polish form of Suzanne

18. Zahavah

Origin: Arabic

Meaning: Victorious

19. Zaida

Origin: Arabic

Meaning: Self-denying; ascetic

20. Zaina

Origin: Arabic

Meaning: Increases, grows

21. Zainabu

Origin: Arabic

Meaning: Lucky, bountiful

22. Zalika

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: Pure, sinless, innocent

23. Zanobia

Origin: English

Meaning: "Everything that is good and beautiful"

24. Zarah

Origin: Arabic

Meaning: Father's ornament

25. Zayda

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: Beautiful princess

26. Zayna

Origin: Polish

Meaning: "God protect the king"

27. Zehira

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: "The Lord is mighty and just"

28. Zena

Origin: Latin

Meaning: Name given to Simon

29. Zenja

Origin: Persian

Meaning: Womanly

30. Zephira

Origin: Greek

Meaning: Born of Zeus

31. Zerelda

Origin: Greek

Meaning: West wind

32. Zibiah

Origin: Russian

Meaning: Russian form of Eugenia; noble

33. Zippora

Origin: Italian

Meaning: Fair, light-skinned

34. Zissi

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: Name of an ancient citadel located in the center of Jerusalem

35. Zita

Origin: Native American

Meaning: Hunter with the big bow (Kiowa)

36. Ziva

Origin: Teutonic

Meaning: Free

37. Zondora

Origin: Persian

Meaning: The planet Venus

38. Zorina

Origin: Latin

Meaning: Sash or belt

39. Zuzela

Origin: Basque

Meaning: White, fair-skinned

40. Zurie

Origin: Arabic

Meaning: Sparkling

41. Zacarias

Origin: French

Meaning: Archer

42. Zadok

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: "God remembers"

43. Zahir

Origin: Armenian

Meaning: Flower

44. Zain

Origin: African

Meaning: Flower

45. Zander

Origin: Arabic

Meaning: Smart, intelligent; compassionate 

46. Zane

Origin: African

Meaning: Well-born

47. Zared

Origin: Greek

Meaning: An amazon

48. Zachary

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: "Yahweh has remembered"

49. Zeno

Origin: Russian

Meaning: Russian form of Eugenia noble

50. Zetes

Origin: Teutonic

Meaning: Armed battle maiden

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In addition to these unique baby names (courtesy of Babble), we've also added the top girls names, boys names, and overall top names of 2019. These should provide more ideas in your search for the perfect moniker.

Top 5 girls names for 2018

  1. Olivia
  2. Amelia
  3. Isla
  4. Emily
  5. Ava

Top 5 boys names for 2018

  1. Liam
  2. Noah
  3. Elijah
  4. Logan
  5. Mason

Top 100 names of 2019

1. Emma

2. Liam

3. Noah

4. Olivia

5. Ava

6. Isabella

7. Sophia

8. Elijah

9. Logan

10. Mia

11. Mason

12. James

13. Aiden

14. Ethan

15. Lucas

16. Jacob

17. Michael

18. Matthew

19. Benjamin

20. Amelia

21. Charolette

22. Alexander

23. William

24. Daniel

25. Jayden

26. Oliver

27. Carter

28. Sebastian

29. Joseph

30. David

31. Abigail

32. Emily

33. Gabriel

34. Julian

35. Jackson

36. Anthony

37. Harper

38. Evelyn

39. Dylan

40. Wyatt

41. Madison

42. Grayson

43. Isaiah

44. Christopher

45. Joshua

46. Victoria

47. Christian

48. Samuel

49. Andrew

50. Mateo

51. Sofia

52. Jaxon

53. Josiah

54. John

55. Scarlett

56. Luke

57. Aria

58. Ryan

59. Elizabeth

60. Camila

61. Nathan

62. Layla

63. Isaac

64. Owen

65. Ella

66. Henry

67. Levi

68. Aaron

69. Caleb

70. Chloe

71. Zoey

72. Jeremiah

73. Lincoln

74. Landon

75. Adrian

76. Hunter

77. Eli

78. Penelope

79. Skylar

80. Jonathan

81. Thomas

82. Jack

83. Jordan

84. Connor

85. Brayden

86. Cameron

87. Grace

88. Bryce

89. Mila

90. Lillian

91. Aaliyah

92. Jose

93. Lily

94. Paisley

95. Xavier

96. Dominic

97. Bella

98. Nicholas

99. Brooklyn

100. Savannah

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