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Zain name meaning

First Name
7k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
233
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Zain mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Zain

User Submitted Origins

Arabic
71%
English
10%
Pakistani
5%
Sanskrit
5%
Danish
5%
Spanish
5%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to 2 people from the United Kingdom, the name Zain is of Danish / Arabic origin and means "Beautiful and handsome".
  2. According to a user from the United Kingdom, the name Zain is of Arabic origin and means "handsome and beautiful, and is arabic origin".
  3. A user from South Africa says the name Zain is of Arabic origin and means "Beautiful, Handsome".
  4. A user from Connecticut, U.S. says the name Zain is of Arabic origin and means "Handsome; beautiful".
  5. A user from Bangladesh says the name Zain is of Arabic origin and means "The name 'Zain' means good, beautiful, and gracious".
  6. According to 2 people from the United Kingdom and Saudi Arabia, the name Zain is of Arabic origin and means "Beautiful".
  7. A user from Israel says the name Zain is of Arabic origin and means "Beauty, grace".
  8. A user from the United Arab Emirates says the name Zain is of Arabic origin and means "Good".
  9. A submission from Texas, U.S. says the name Zain means "Zain of Pakistani/Urdu origin means Pride" and is of Pakistani origin.
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Zain
A horse of a dark color, neither gray nor white, and having no spots.
Wiktionary

From Arabic زَيْن‎ (zayn, “beauty”)

  1. Alternative spelling of Zayn

Zain was also found in the following language(s): German

Notable Persons Named Zain

Notable Persons Named Zain

Zayn Malik

Zayn Malik is a singer and songwriter. His ongoing career started in 2010. Zayn was given the name Zain Javadd Malik on January 12th, 1993 in Bradford.

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Zain Imam

Zain Imam is an actor and model. Zain was born on May 18th, 1987.

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Zain Verjee

Zain Verjee is a journalist. Zain was born Zain Verjee on February 11th, 1974 in Kenya.

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Zain Khan

Zain Khan is an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 2005 to present.

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Zain Bhikha

Zain Bhikha is an islamic music and nasheed singer-songwriter and musician. He was most active from 1990 to present. Zain was born on August 9th, 1974 in Pretoria.

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Zain Saidin

Zain Saidin is an actor. Zain was given the name Mohammad Zain Bin Mohd Saidin on February 23rd, 1984 in Bangsar. Zain is also known as Saidin and Zain.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Zain

Notable Persons With the Last Name Zain

Maher Zain

Maher Zain is a musician. He has had major accomplishments since 2009. Maher was given the name Maher Mustafa Maher Zain on July 16th, 1981 in Tripoli, Lebanon.

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Ziana Zain

Ziana Zain is a pop, soft rock, ethnic, and folk music musician. Her ongoing career started in 1991. Ziana was given the name Siti Roziana binti Zain on May 2nd, 1968.

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Anuar Zain

Anuar Zain is a musician. Anuar was given the name Shahrul Anuar bin Zain on February 15th, 1970 in Kampung Sempang, Merlimau, Melaka,.

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Fred Zain

Fred was born in 1951. He breathed his last breath in 2002.

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Shah Hakim Zain

Shah was born in 1965 in Penang.

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C. C. Zain

C. C. Zain is an astrologer, author, and astrology. C. was given the name Elbert Benjamine .

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Zain U.S.
  White 45.06% 64.26%
  African American 10.73% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 34.76% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.72% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Zain

People with the last name Zain are most frequently White, African American, or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Zain

  • How Popular is the name Zain? Zain is the 3,164th most popular name of all time. As a last name Zain was the 81,181st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Zain have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,094 babies born with the first name Zain in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zain to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Zain? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1968 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Zain first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zain is Wednesday, July 5th, 1899.
  • What year had the most people named Zain born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zain was in 2019 with a total of 524 babies.
  • Random Zain Factoid: According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zain is not a popular baby boy's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 12 babies in New Jersey have the same name in 2005.
  • Weird things about the name Zain: The name spelled backwards is Niaz. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Zian. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Zain? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 233 people with the last name Zain.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Zain? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Zain as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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