Zephyr - boys name

Zephyr name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 83%

Zephyr name meaning:

The name Zephyr is of Greek origin and has various meanings and interpretations. In Greek mythology, Zephyr is the name of the god of the west wind, who was known for being gentle and mild. Derived from this, the name Zephyr often symbolizes a sense of calmness, tranquility, and a gentle nature. It evokes a feeling of a soft breeze, bringing a sense of refreshment and serenity to those around.

Naming a girl Zephyr can also convey a sense of uniqueness and individuality. It is an unconventional and rare name choice, which sets the individual apart from others. The name Zephyr can represent a free spirit, someone who embraces change and is not bound by societal norms or expectations. Additionally, it can symbolize a person who brings a breath of fresh air and new ideas wherever she goes, someone who is innovative and open-minded.

Overall, the name Zephyr carries a beautiful and peaceful meaning, making it an exquisite choice for parents looking for a name that is both unique and evocative of a gentle and free-spirited nature.

Origin: Greek

West wind.


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Overall UK ranking: 815 out of 4789

39 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Zephyr

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