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Zebulun

First Name
767
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Zebulun

User Submitted Origins

Hebrew
88%
English
13%

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Wiktionary

Old Testament Hebrew זְבֻלוּן (zebulun), a son of Jacob.

  1. (biblical) Tenth son of Jacob, by his wife Leah.
  2. (biblical) One of the Israelite tribes, descended from Zebulun.
  3. A male given name from Hebrew

Fun Facts about the name Zebulun

  • How Popular is the name Zebulun? Zebulun is the 12,895th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Zebulun have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 767 babies born with the first name Zebulun in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zebulun to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Zebulun? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1973 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Zebulun first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zebulun is Monday, January 15th, 1906.
  • What year had the most people named Zebulun born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zebulun was in 1979 with a total of 29 babies.
  • Random Zebulun Factoid: According to the 2000 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zebulun is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name in 2000.
  • Weird things about the name Zebulun: The name spelled backwards is Nulubez. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Lbzuenu. How do you pronounce that?
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