Zane Name Meaning & Origin

Zane

Pronunciation: ZAYN (key)

Origin of the name Zane:

A variant form of John (God is gracious). The name was borne by author Zane Grey (1875 - 1939).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Xane, Zayne

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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...

Zane has the same letters as the name Zena.

Personal experiences with the name Zane: | Edit

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, Zuzu

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 Ro'meave
Zane Hijazi, Youtube comedian

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
The White Ninja on the animated Ninjago series.
Zane, character on "H2O: Just Add Water"
Dathan "Zane" McShane, character in Jill Williamson's "The Safe Lands" trilogy

Zane Ro’meave, killed Jeffory the golden heart, set fire to the village Meteli, murdered an entire village with just an amulet, started a war, tried to kill his own brother, Garroth Ro'meave, went to another dimension, and loves ponies.

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