Zein 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 Zein mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Zein

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. 2 submissions from Lebanon agree the name Zein means "Beautiful" and is of Arabic origin.
  2. According to a user from Pennsylvania, U.S., the name Zein is of Arabic origin and means "Beauty and grace".
  3. A submission from Virginia, U.S. says the name Zein means "God is Gracious" and is of Hebrew origin.
  4. A user from Ohio, U.S. says the name Zein is of Arabic origin and means "Gift of god. loving son".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Ze"in
A nitrogenous substance of the nature of gluten, obtained from the seeds of Indian corn (Zea) as a soft, yellowish, amorphous substance.

Etymology: Cf. F. zéïne. See Zea


New Latin Zea (“corn genus”) +‎ -in

  1. A protein derived from corn/maize, having many industrial applications.

zein was also found in the following language(s): Basque

Notable Persons Named Zein

Notable Persons Named Zein

Zein Al-Sharaf Talal

Their career lasted from 1951 to 1952. Zein was born as the child of Sharif on August 2nd, 1916 in Alexandria. They breathed their last breath on April 26th, 1994.

Zein Pun

He was most prominent from 1330 to 1330. Zein was born on May 26th, 1295.

Zein Tahan

Zein Tahan is an athlete for the Al-Safa' SC.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Zein

Notable Persons With the Last Name Zein

Mahmoud Zein

Judith El Zein

Judith El Zein is an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1991 to present. Judith was born on November 1st, 1976 in Paris.

Ahmad Ali El Zein

Ahmad Ali El Zein is a novelist, documentary film maker, television journalist, and journalist. Ahmad was born on March 5th, 1955 in Akkar District. Ahmad is also known as Ahmed El Zein and Ahmad El-Zein.

Saw Zein

His most notable accomplishments were from 1323 to 1330. Saw was born as the child of Hnin U Yaing on June 2nd, 1303.

Abdel Latif El Zein

Abdel was born on November 23rd, 1932.

Haitham Zein

Haitham Zein is a soccer player for the Salam Sour, Tadamon Sour, Nejmeh SC, Bahrain SC, Shabab Al-Ghazieh, and Lebanon national football team. Haitham was born on January 6th, 1979 in Beirut.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Zein U.S.
  White 80.85% 64.26%
  African American 8.78% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 3.99% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.99% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.39% 16.26%

Of Last Name Zein

People with the last name Zein are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Zein

  • How Popular is the name Zein? Zein is the 22,475th most popular name of all time. As a last name Zein was the 54,752nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Zein have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 299 babies born with the first name Zein in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zein 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 Zein? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1991 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Zein first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zein is Tuesday, May 21st, 1929.
  • What year had the most people named Zein born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zein was in 2018 with a total of 36 babies.
  • Random Zein Factoid: According to the 2018 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zein is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name in 2018.
  • Weird things about the name Zein: The name spelled backwards is Niez. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Izen. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Zein? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 376 people with the last name Zein.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Zein? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Zein as their last name since less than 1 person in 769k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Zein name meaning

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