First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Zayed

User Submitted Origins

Indian (Sanskrit)

User Submitted Meanings

  1. 2 submissions from Egypt and Kuwait agree the name Zayed means "Abundance" and is of Arabic origin.
  2. A submission from India says the name Zayed means "Prospering".
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Notable Persons Named Zayed

Notable Persons Named Zayed

Zayed bin Sultan bin Zayed Al Nahyan

Zayed bin Sultan bin Zayed Al Nahyan is a monarch. He holds the title President of the United Arab Emirates, Emir of Abu Dhabi, and List of rulers of separate Emirates of the United Arab Emirates. His career lasted from 1966 to 2004.

Zayed Khan

Zayed Khan is an actor. He was most active from 2002 to present. Zayed was given the name Zayed Abbas Khan by his parent Sanjay Khan on July 5th, 1980 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Zayed

Notable Persons With the Last Name Zayed

Éamon Zayed

Éamon Zayed is a soccer player for the Indy Eleven, Leicester City F.C., Bray Wanderers F.C., Crewe Alexandra F.C., Aalesunds FK, Drogheda United F.C., Sporting Fingal F.C., Derry City F.C., Persepolis F.C., Aluminium Hormozgan F.C., Shamrock Rovers F.C., Sligo Rovers F.C., Sabah United FC, and Re. Éamon was born on October 4th, 1983 in Dublin, Ireland.

Mousa Shanan Zayed

Mousa was born on March 9th, 1994 in Doha, Qatar.

Ahmed I. Zayed


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Zayed U.S.
  White 90.15% 64.26%
  African American 1.46% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.82% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.69% 16.26%

Of Last Name Zayed

People with the last name Zayed are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Zayed

  • How Popular is the name Zayed? Zayed is the 23,023rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Zayed was the 27,110th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Zayed have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 286 babies born with the first name Zayed in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zayed to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Zayed? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2000 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Zayed first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zayed is Friday, December 10th, 1920.
  • What year had the most people named Zayed born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zayed was in 2018 with a total of 33 babies.
  • Random Zayed Factoid: According to the 2019 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zayed is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name in 2019.
  • Weird things about the name Zayed: The name spelled backwards is Deyaz. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Yzaed. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Zayed? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 893 people with the last name Zayed.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Zayed? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Zayed as their last name since less than 1 person in 333k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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