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Origin & Meaning

The name Zain is of English origin.

The meaning of Zain is "G-d is gracious".  

It is also of Arabic origin, where its meaning is "beautiful" and Hindi origin, where its meaning is "G-dly light".


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 679 in baby name popularity for boys with 372 occurrences.  It ranked 6163 in popular baby names for girls with 21 occurrences. 

View the Zain Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Zain has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Zain to other names.


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Related Names

Variants of the name Zain include Zaine, Zayne.

The name Zane is a form of Zain.

Other Tidbits

Zain falls into the cool name category.

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Zain in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Zain.

Just for fun, see the name Zain in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Zain in Nautical Flags page.

Names Like This

English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.