Zephyr Name Meaning & Origin

Zephyr

Pronunciation: ZEH-fir (key)

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Extremely unusual and attention grabbing name. Unisex.

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Meaning a light or west wind, a place name, and a Greek god.

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Zephyr Wright, African-American personal chef to Lyndon B. Johnson at the White House and at the LBJ Ranch. Developed Pedernales River Chili. Famous for her White House hash and for trying to keep LBJ on a diet. She also influenced LBJ greatly on the matter of civil rights, as when she traveled with the First Family in the South, she could not use the same restaurants and rest rooms. When Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 into law, Zephyr was there. Johnson motioned to her, gave her the pen that he used to sign the bill. He said, "You deserve this more than anybody else."

Zephyr Teachout, Democrat politician, running for New York Governor in 2014

Zephyr, pseudonym for a New York graffiti artist

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"The Zephyr song," the second single from the Red Hot Chili Peppers' album "By the Way"

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