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Origin & Meaning

The name Zeus is of Greek origin.

The meaning of Zeus is "living one".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 1579 in baby name popularity for boys with 99 occurrences.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

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


What will your new little Zeus be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Children named Zeus are often cultivated and kaleidoscopic but most of all they are  read more >>

Related Names

The names Iau, Tyr are all forms of Zeus.

Other Tidbits

Zeus falls into the Greek myth name category.

Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Zeus.

Just for fun, see the name Zeus 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 Zeus in Nautical Flags page.

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Last year this name was ranked as one of the top 1000 most popular names within its gender.

Keep in mind how popular a name is. Your child may feel that they fit in more with a more popular name. On the other hand, they may feel more special if their name is less popular and more uniquely their own. As you see it can go both ways, so just keep this point in mind as you examine the different possibilities.

Please refer to our Naming Tips page for more items to keep in mind when determining your baby's name.