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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in 2010


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Fun Facts about the name Zed

  • How many people with the first name Zed have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 333 babies born with the first name Zed in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zed 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 Zed? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1882 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Zed first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zed is Tuesday, February 2nd, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Zed born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zed was in 1988 with a total of 13 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Zed: Your name in reverse order is Dez. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Edz. How do you pronounce that?
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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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Origin and Meaning of Zed

The name "Zed" is of English origin, and it means "God is righteousness". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Zed
The letter Z; -- called also zee, and formerly izzard.

Etymology: F., probably through It. zeta, fr. L. zeta. See Zeta

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. The 26th letter of the Roman alphabet ("the British call Z zed and the Scots call it ezed but Americans call it zee")

c.1400, from Middle French zede, from Late Latin zeta, from Ancient Greek ζῆτα (zêta). Letter had rare nonstandard usage in Old English, such as in "bezt" (betst) where it represented "ts".

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter Z/z.
  2. Something Z-shaped. Found in compounds such as zed-bar.
  3. (colloquial) (usually plural) Sleep (as in "get some zeds").

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What does the name Zed mean?

Zis for zest, your zeal for life.

Eis for endear, all those you touch.

Dis for diamond, the brilliance you shine.

Past life for Zed born Jul 13, 2006

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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 USA South-East approximately on 1600. Your profession was jeweler and watch-maker.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

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