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

Origin and Meaning of Zvi

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. 2 submissions from the United States and Israel agree the name Zvi means "Deer" and is of Hebrew origin.
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Notable Persons Named Zvi

Notable Persons Named Zvi

Zvi Aharoni

Zvi was given the name Hermann Arndt on February 6th, 1921 in Frankfurt (Oder). He breathed his last breath on May 26th, 2012.

Zvi Dershowitz

Zvi Dershowitz is a rabbi at sinai temple, sinai temple (los angeles), and rabbi atsinai temple. Zvi was given the name Hugo Zvi Dershowitz on May 4th, 1928 in Brno, Czechoslovakia.

Zvi Hirsch Kalischer

Zvi Hirsch Kalischer was a rabbi. Zvi was born on March 24th, 1795 in Lissa, Prussian Province of Posen. He left this life on October 16th, 1874.

Zvi Griliches

Zvi Griliches was an economist in the field of macroeconomics. Zvi was born on September 12th, 1930 in Kaunas. He breathed his last breath on November 4th, 1999.

Zvi Galil

Zvi Galil is a in the fields of computer science and mathematics. Zvi was born on June 26th, 1947 in Tel Aviv.

Zvi Bodie

  • Zvika Hadar
    Reality and Game Show Host
  • Zvi Schreiber
  • Zvi Sherf
  • Zvi Heifetz
    Israeli Ambassador to Russia
  • Zvi Bar
  • Zvi Ofer
  • Zvi Elpeleg
  • Zvi Goldstein
  • Zvi Hendel
  • Zvi Yavetz
  • Zvi Harry Hurwitz
  • Zvi Arad
  • Zvi Malnovitzer
  • Zvi Hermann Schapira

Notable Persons With the Last Name Zvi

Notable Persons With the Last Name Zvi

Rachel Yanait Ben Zvi

Rachel was born in 1886 in Russian Empire. She left this life on November 16th, 1979.

Naftali Zvi

Naftali was born on May 22nd, 1760. He passed away on May 8th, 1827.


Fun Facts about the name Zvi

  • How Popular is the name Zvi? Zvi is the 14,858th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Zvi have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 611 babies born with the first name Zvi in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zvi 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 Zvi? 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 Zvi first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zvi is Friday, September 2nd, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Zvi born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zvi was in 1977 with a total of 16 babies.
  • Random Zvi Factoid: According to the 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zvi is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 10 babies in New York have the same name in 1999.
  • Weird things about the name Zvi: The name spelled backwards is Ivz. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Vzi. How do you pronounce that?
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