Zev

First Name
3k
in the U.S.
since 1880
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Origin and Meaning of Zev

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     English
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     Hebrew
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     Indian (Sanskrit)
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  • A user from District of Columbia, United States says the name Zev is of Hebrew origin and means "Wolf".
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Notable Persons Named Zev

Zev was born on December 28th, 1942. Zev is also known as Zed.

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Zev is a fictional character.

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Zev Yaroslavsky is a Member of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, from District Member of the Los Angeles City Council, from District and Member of theLos Angeles City Council. His most notable accomplishments were from 1994 to 2014. Zev was born on December 21st, 1948 in Los Angeles.

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Zev Aelony was an owned a small business representing electronic security manufacturers. Zev was born on February 21st, 1938 in Palo Alto, California. He passed away on November 1st, 2009.

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Zev Wolfson was a real estate developer. Zev was born on September 27th, 1928 in Vilnius. He breathed his last breath on August 13th, 2012.

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Zev was born in 1947.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Zev

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1951 6 0 6
1952 8 0 8
1954 12 0 12
1955 10 0 10
1956 8 0 8
1957 9 0 9
1958 16 0 16
1959 21 0 21
1960 16 0 16
1961 10 0 10
1962 12 0 12
1963 11 0 11
1964 8 0 8
1965 13 0 13
1966 9 0 9
1967 5 0 5
1968 10 0 10
1969 11 0 11
1970 20 0 20
1971 8 0 8
1972 11 0 11
1973 12 0 12
1974 22 0 22
1975 24 0 24
1976 25 0 25
1977 17 0 17
1978 27 0 27
1979 24 0 24
1980 27 0 27
1981 22 0 22
1982 25 0 25
1983 26 0 26
1984 23 0 23
1985 23 0 23
1986 23 0 23
1987 27 0 27
1988 32 0 32
1989 33 0 33
1990 41 0 41
1991 35 0 35
1992 44 0 44
1993 39 0 39
1994 37 0 37
1995 49 0 49
1996 43 0 43
1997 50 0 50
1998 57 0 57
1999 57 0 57
2000 51 0 51
2001 74 0 74
2002 71 0 71
2003 75 0 75
2004 74 0 74
2005 78 0 78
2006 115 0 115
2007 119 0 119
2008 117 0 117
2009 115 0 115
2010 133 0 133
2011 122 0 122
2012 150 0 150
2013 160 0 160
2014 153 0 153
2015 160 0 160
2016 161 0 161
2017 187 0 187
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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Popularity of Zev as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Zev

  • How Popular is the name Zev? Zev is the 5,003rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Zev have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,213 babies born with the first name Zev in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zev to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Zev? 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 Zev first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zev is Thursday, February 18th, 1892.
  • What year had the most people named Zev born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zev was in 2017 with a total of 187 babies.
  • Random Zev Factoid: According to the 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zev is not a popular baby boy's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 1999.
  • Weird things about the name Zev: Your name in reverse order is Vez. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Zve. How do you pronounce that?

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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).
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