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

Origin and Meaning of Zev

User Submitted Origins

Indian (Sanskrit)

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from California, U.S. says the name Zev is of Hebrew origin and means "Wolf (in Hebrew)".
  2. A user from District of Columbia, U.S. says the name Zev is of Hebrew origin and means "Wolf".
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Notable Persons Named Zev

Notable Persons Named Zev

Zev Siegl

Zev was born on December 28th, 1942. Zev is also known as Zed.


Zev is a fictional character.

Zev Yaroslavsky

Zev Yaroslavsky is a Member of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, from District Member of the Los Angeles City Council, from District and Member of theLos Angeles City Council. His most notable accomplishments were from 1994 to 2014. Zev was born on December 21st, 1948 in Los Angeles.

Zev Aelony

Zev Aelony was an owned a small business representing electronic security manufacturers. Zev was born on February 21st, 1938 in Palo Alto, California. He passed away on November 1st, 2009.

Zev Wolfson

Zev Wolfson was a real estate developer. Zev was born on September 27th, 1928 in Vilnius. He breathed his last breath on August 13th, 2012.

Zev Chafets

Zev was born in 1947.

  • Zev Vilnay
  • Zev Buffman
    Broadway Producer

Notable Persons With the Last Name Zev

Notable Persons With the Last Name Zev


Zev is a fictional character.


Fun Facts about the name Zev

  • How Popular is the name Zev? Zev is the 4,787th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Zev have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,622 babies born with the first name Zev in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zev to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Zev? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1951 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Zev first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zev is Thursday, February 18th, 1892.
  • What year had the most people named Zev born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zev was in 2018 with a total of 215 babies.
  • Random Zev Factoid: According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zev is not a popular baby boy's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 13 babies in New Jersey have the same name in 2004.
  • Weird things about the name Zev: The name spelled backwards is Vez. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Vez. How do you pronounce that?
  • Zev name meaning

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