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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Zayin

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  • A submission from Georgia, United States says the name Zayin means ""weapon" or "sword" also "sustenance" "food"" and is of Hebrew origin.

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  1. The 7th letter of the Hebrew alphabet

Borrowing from Hebrew זַיִן (zayin), from a Proto-Semitic word for "sword" or other weapon.

  1. The seventh letter of many Semitic alphabets (Phoenician, Aramaic, Hebrew, Syriac, Arabic and others).

zayin was also found in the following language(s): Spanish

Fun Facts about the name Zayin

  • How Popular is the name Zayin? Zayin is the 32,534th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Zayin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 133 babies born with the first name Zayin in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zayin 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 Zayin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2001 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Zayin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zayin was in 2007 with a total of 14 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Zayin: Your name in reverse order is Niyaz. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Inyaz. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Zayin born Nov 23, 1996

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern New Zealand approximately on 775. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.