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

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Ziyad

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. 2 submissions from South Africa and the United Arab Emirates agree the name Ziyad means "Abundance" and is of Arabic origin.
  2. A submission from Ethiopia says the name Ziyad means "Adding or increase".
  3. According to a user from Malaysia, the name Ziyad is of Arabic origin and means "Increase".
  4. According to a user from Saudi Arabia, the name Ziyad means "A lovely boy".
  5. According to a user from India, the name Ziyad is of Arabic origin and means "One who betters himself".
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Notable Persons Named Ziyad

Notable Persons Named Ziyad

Ziyad Baroud

Ziyad was born on April 29th, 1970 in Jeita, Lebanon.

Ziyad Khaleel

Ziyad is also known as Khalil Ziyad, Ziyad Sadaqa, and Ziyad Abdulrahman.

Ziyad Al-Kord

Ziyad Al-Kord is a soccer player for the Al-Hussein SC (Irbid), Abha Club, Al-Wehdat SC, and Palestine national football team. Ziyad was born on January 15th, 1974 in Gaza City. Ziyad is also known as زياد الكرد (Arabic).

Ziyad Marar

Ziyad was born in 1966.

Ziyad Cattan

Ziyad Tariq

Ziyad Tariq is a soccer player for the Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya, Al-Karkh SC, Al Shorta SC, Al-Zawra'a SC, and Iraq national football team. Ziyad was born on August 2nd, 1977 in Iraq.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Ziyad

Notable Persons With the Last Name Ziyad

Tariq bin Ziyad

Tariq bin Ziyad is an al-andalus.

Kumayl ibn Ziyad

Ali ibn Ziyad

Ali was born in Tripoli. Ali is also known as Al-Tarabulsi. He left this life in 799.

Tariq Ziyad

Tariq Ziyad is a sports team member for the Al-Zawra'a SC.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ziyad U.S.
  White 23.56% 64.26%
  African American 63.94% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 9.62% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ziyad

People with the last name Ziyad are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Ziyad

  • How Popular is the name Ziyad? Ziyad is the 12,687th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ziyad was the 89,069th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ziyad have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 786 babies born with the first name Ziyad in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ziyad 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 Ziyad? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1976 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Ziyad first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ziyad is Tuesday, December 12th, 1950.
  • What year had the most people named Ziyad born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ziyad was in 2015 with a total of 58 babies.
  • Random Ziyad Factoid: According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ziyad is not a popular baby boy's name in Massachusetts. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Massachusetts have the same name in 2011.
  • Weird things about the name Ziyad: The name spelled backwards is Dayiz. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Yzadi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ziyad? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 208 people with the last name Ziyad.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ziyad? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ziyad as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.4m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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