Zebedee

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1k
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since 1880
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in 2010
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Origin and Meaning of Zebedee

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  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Zebedee is of Greek origin and means "Priest".

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From the Ancient Greek form of Zebadiah.

  1. The father of the Apostles James and John. (biblical character)
  2. (rare) A male given name of biblical origin.

Notable Persons Named Zebedee

Zeb Soanes is a journalist, presenter, news presenter, and newsreader. Zeb was given the name Zebedee Soanes on June 24th, 1976 in Lowestoft. Zeb is also known as Soanes and Zeb.

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Zebedee Jones is a painter. Zebedee was born on March 12th, 1970.

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Zebedee was born on September 7th, 1804 in Ovid (town), New York. He left this life on July 21st, 1887.

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Zebedee Armstrong is an artist.

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Zebedee E. Cliff is a --05- Member of the, Board of Health of, Board of Aldermen of, 16th Mayor of, Somerville, Massachusetts, Massachusetts House of Representatives, and 26th Middlesex District. Zebedee was born on September 23rd, 1864 in New Brunswick.

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How popular is the baby name Zebedee in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1907 7 0 7
1912 11 0 11
1913 8 0 8
1914 10 0 10
1915 6 0 6
1916 8 0 8
1917 12 0 12
1918 12 0 12
1919 18 0 18
1920 13 0 13
1921 14 0 14
1922 11 0 11
1923 20 0 20
1924 17 0 17
1925 10 0 10
1926 8 0 8
1927 8 0 8
1928 17 0 17
1929 9 0 9
1930 9 0 9
1931 7 0 7
1932 13 0 13
1933 8 0 8
1934 20 0 20
1935 12 0 12
1936 8 0 8
1937 12 0 12
1938 8 0 8
1939 11 0 11
1940 7 0 7
1941 10 0 10
1942 8 0 8
1943 9 0 9
1944 6 0 6
1945 6 0 6
1946 9 0 9
1947 14 0 14
1948 15 0 15
1949 10 0 10
1950 21 0 21
1951 15 0 15
1952 11 0 11
1953 16 0 16
1954 19 0 19
1955 19 0 19
1956 14 0 14
1957 22 0 22
1958 14 0 14
1959 22 0 22
1960 15 0 15
1961 17 0 17
1962 9 0 9
1963 11 0 11
1964 10 0 10
1965 6 0 6
1966 13 0 13
1967 5 0 5
1968 8 0 8
1969 9 0 9
1971 10 0 10
1972 10 0 10
1973 8 0 8
1974 6 0 6
1975 10 0 10
1976 7 0 7
1977 11 0 11
1978 7 0 7
1979 9 0 9
1980 9 0 9
1981 10 0 10
1982 14 0 14
1983 8 0 8
1984 5 0 5
1985 10 0 10
1986 10 0 10
1987 10 0 10
1988 5 0 5
1989 16 0 16
1990 9 0 9
1991 5 0 5
1992 5 0 5
1993 12 0 12
1994 13 0 13
1995 8 0 8
1996 9 0 9
1997 13 0 13
1998 6 0 6
1999 10 0 10
2000 15 0 15
2001 11 0 11
2002 10 0 10
2004 11 0 11
2005 7 0 7
2006 8 0 8
2007 10 0 10
2008 8 0 8
2009 7 0 7
2010 8 0 8
2011 7 0 7
2012 6 0 6
2013 10 0 10
2014 8 0 8
2015 11 0 11
2016 10 0 10
2017 8 0 8
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Common last names for Zebedee

  • Johnson
  • Smith
  • Jones
  • Moore
  • Davis

Fun Facts about the name Zebedee

  • How Popular is the name Zebedee? Zebedee is the 9,849th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Zebedee have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,117 babies born with the first name Zebedee in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zebedee to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Zebedee? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1907 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Zebedee first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zebedee is Thursday, April 20th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Zebedee born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zebedee was in 1957 with a total of 22 babies.
  • Random Zebedee Factoid: According to the 1955 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zebedee is not a popular baby boy's name in Mississippi. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Mississippi have the same name as you in 1955.
  • Weird things about the name Zebedee: Your name in reverse order is Eedebez. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Edeezeb. How do you pronounce that?

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