Zane: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Zane | Boys
Origin of the name Zane:
A variant form of John (God is gracious). The name was borne by author Zane Grey (1875 - 1939).
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- Comments and insights on the name Zane: | Edit
My dad's name is Zane Gray...and yes, it's like the writer's name, lol...
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My best friend's name.It is a horse rider type name for sure.My opinion: the best name that starts with z,it doesn't sound too out there.
- Nicknames for Zane: | Edit
Zany(note: this nickname does not mean "crazy" as noted in the dictionaries.How it came to be thought of as "crazy" is a Punch and Judy type story. This clown in past-time Italy's nickname was something like Zany and therefor it came to "mean" crazy, when in reality it is just a nickname. It's important to clear that up for anyone who may not know the history), In-Zane, Z, Zane Zane
- Meanings and history of the name Zane: | Edit
"God is Gracious" could be a form of John.Namesake Zane Grey.
- Famous real-life people named Zane: | Edit
Zane Grey, author
Zane Lowe, DJ
- Zane in song, story & screen: | Edit
Zane Lamprey, host of the television show "Three Sheets"
Popular character in the teen series Uglies by Scott Westerfeld
Global Popularity of the Name Zane
- #99 in Australia (New South Wales)
- #235 in United States
- #333 in Canada (Alberta)