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in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Zo

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. 2 submissions from the United Kingdom and New Zealand agree the name Zo means "Spiritual leader" and is of African origin.
  2. A user from Canada says the name Zo is of African origin and means "Law".
  3. A user from Indonesia says the name Zo is of Indonesian origin and means "Unpretentious".
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International Interest
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  1. Alternative spelling of dzo

zo was also found in the following language(s): Dutch, Esperanto, Haitian Creole, Japanese, Lojban, Rohingya, Slovak, Torres Strait Creole, and Zulu

Notable Persons Named Zo

Notable Persons Named Zo

Zo d'Axa

Zo was given the name Alphonse Gallaud de la Pérouse on May 28th, 1864 in Paris. He died on August 30th, 1930.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Zo

Notable Persons With the Last Name Zo

Mat Zo

Mat Zo is a musician. He plays Keyboards, mixer, synthesizer, and DJ mix. He was most prominent from 2006 to present. Mat was given the name Matan Zohar on April 30th, 1990. Mat is also known as MRSA, MRZO, and Unripelemon.

Jean-Baptist Achille Zo

Jean-Baptist was born in 1826. He passed away in 1901.


Fun Facts about the name Zo

  • How Popular is the name Zo? Zo is the 25,662nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Zo have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 232 babies born with the first name Zo in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zo 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 Zo? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1957 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Zo first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zo is Monday, June 4th, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Zo born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zo was in 2017 with a total of 40 babies.
  • Random Zo Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zo is not a popular baby girl's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, only 14 babies in South Carolina have the same name in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Zo: The name spelled backwards is Oz. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Zo. How do you pronounce that?
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