Zebulon name meaning

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

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Zebulon

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from Maryland, U.S., the name Zebulon is of Hebrew origin and means "Exalted, Honored".
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Notable Persons Named Zebulon

Notable Persons Named Zebulon

Zebulon Pike

Zebulon Pike was a general and explorer. Zebulon was given the name Zebulon Montgomery Pike on January 5th, 1779 in Lamington, New Jersey. He died on April 27th, 1813.

Zebulon Baird Vance

Zebulon Baird Vance was an office holder. Zebulon was born on May 13th, 1830 in Weaverville, North Carolina. He died on April 14th, 1894.

Zebulon York

His military service ended in 1861. Zebulon was born on October 10th, 1819 in Avon, Maine. He died on August 5th, 1900.

Zebulon Doyle Alley

Zebulon was born on August 9th, 1928. He died on July 11th, 2013.

Zebulon Aiton Lash

Zebulon Aiton Lash was a lawyer, civil servant, and businessman. Zebulon was born on September 29th, 1846 in St. John's, Newfoundland. He passed away on January 24th, 1920.

Zebulon Rudd Shipherd

Zebulon was born on November 15th, 1768. He died on November 1st, 1841.


Fun Facts about the name Zebulon

  • How Popular is the name Zebulon? Zebulon is the 6,979th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Zebulon have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,011 babies born with the first name Zebulon in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zebulon to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Zebulon? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1891 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Zebulon first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zebulon is Wednesday, July 7th, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Zebulon born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zebulon was in 1979 with a total of 125 babies.
  • Random Zebulon Factoid: According to the 1995 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zebulon ranks 112th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Vermont. Imagine that, 7 babies in Vermont have the same name in 1995.
  • Weird things about the name Zebulon: The name spelled backwards is Nolubez. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Eunlzbo. How do you pronounce that?
  • Zebulon name meaning

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