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1k
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since 1880

Zephyr

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: West wind
  • #9418 All Time
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How popular is the name "Zephyr" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1905 5 5 0
1908 5 5 0
1910 7 7 0
1912 8 8 0
1913 8 8 0
1914 5 5 0
1915 6 6 0
1916 11 11 0
1917 9 9 0
1919 6 6 0
1920 9 9 0
1921 5 5 0
1922 5 5 0
1923 10 10 0
1924 5 5 0
1925 8 8 0
1926 7 7 0
1927 5 5 0
1930 6 6 0
1937 5 5 0
1975 6 0 6
1981 7 7 0
1983 8 8 0
1984 6 6 0
1985 5 0 5
1986 5 0 5
1991 6 0 6
1992 7 0 7
1994 7 0 7
1995 6 0 6
1996 6 0 6
1998 15 7 8
1999 6 0 6
2000 12 0 12
2002 24 8 16
2003 30 7 23
2004 26 0 26
2005 46 10 36
2006 49 6 43
2007 50 11 39
2008 49 7 42
2009 88 9 79
2010 98 18 80
2011 89 6 83
2012 83 20 63
2013 117 26 91
2014 120 21 99

Want to know about the populiarty of Zephyr? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,106 babies born with the name Zephyr in the United States. That's more than enough Zephyrs to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1905 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Zephyr" was in 2014 with a total of 99 babies.

According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Zephyr" is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 10 babies in California have the same name as you in 2008. Across the entire United States a total of only 49 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Zephyr popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Zephyr in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the gulf coast area? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Zephyr" mean? The list below shows the origins of Zephyr as well as things modernly associated with the name Zephyr such as celebrities named Zephyr.

Greek

Origin and Meaning of Zephyr

The name "Zephyr" is of Greek origin, and it means "West wind". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Alternative Meanings

Z is for zany, the funny side of you!

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

P is for patriot, your love of country.

H is for humble, a saintly quality.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

R is for rational, the way you think.

Your name in reverse order is "Ryhpez". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Phyzre". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Zephyr born Dec 30, 1929

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Sumatra approximately on 1200. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

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