Zoltan Name Meaning & Origin
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- Nicknames for Zoltan
Zolt, Zoli, Zolika
- Meanings and history of the name Zoltan
Old Hungarian name of Turkic origin. This name and the title of 'sultan' share a common "ancestor", but its use in Hungary goes back further: prince Zoltán reigned from 907 to 947 AD, while the Turkish rulers took to using Sultan in 1473 (replacing the older title of Emir).
- Famous real-life people named Zoltan
Zoltán Kodály, composer
Zoltán Magyar, 2-time Olympic gold medalist in pommel horse gymnast. The Magyar spindle and the Magyar travel was named after him.
Zoltán Bathory, guitarist for Five Finger Death Punch
Zoltán Mesko, punter for New England Patriots
Zoltán Somogyi, creator of the Mercury programming language
Zoltán Takacs, herpetologist and toxinologist, National Geographic
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Zoltán is a village in Ghidfalău Commune, Covasna County, Romania