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The first name 

Zaine is a first name typically given to boys, but in rare cases also used as a girls name.

When two boys called Zaine meet...

… it’s a special occasion. That’s because the name Zaine is quite rare in the US. While it’s still a name in use, lately, only approximately 5 out of 100,000 boys have been named Zaine. In the SmartGenius ranking, Zaine is # 1,651 on the list of most common boys names. If you polled the whole US population – children, adults and seniors – you’d find less than one in 10,000 to be named Zaine.

You won't believe all there is 
to discover about the name

Zaine -
quite rare in all states

The odds of having a man or boy named Zaine in your home state are about the same as the chance for a white Christmas in New York City – in both cases they are less than 30%. More precisely, the first name Zaine is registered in 19 states, among which are Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida or Georgia. In proportion to the male population, most men and boys with the first name Zaine live in Ohio, but even there the name is rather special – on average, you would have to ask 74,579 men and boys in Ohio for their name before you meet one who answers with Zaine.

Zaine has 5 letters 
and begins with a Z

Well, you might say, you probably figured that out yourself! But what you might not know is: The letter Z is quite rare as a first letter for boys' names: only 2.4% of all common boys' names in the US begin with Z. The most common first letters of boys' names, by the way, are J, A and D, while X, U and Q are the least common initials of boys' names.

With five letters, the name Zaine is comparatively short. In fact, 17.0% of all common first names in the US consist of exactly five letters. Only 7% of all first names are even shorter, while 75% have more than five letters. On average, first names in the US (not counting hyphenated names) are 6.5 letters long. There are no significant differences between boys' and girls' names.

Therefore: As 2.4% of all boys' names begin with a Z, this initial letter is less common than the other letters on average. Interesting detail: of all the names that begin with Z, Zachary is the most common.

Other names with 
Z, a, i, n and e

If you take all the letters in the name Zaine – Z, a, i, n and e – and put them together again, you can form other names, such as Izena or others.

With hands, flags and sounds 
How to say Zaine

If your name is Zaine and someone asks after your name, you can of course just tell them what it is. But sometimes that isn't so easy - what if it's too loud, and you don't understand them well? Or what if the other person is so far away that you can see them but not hear them? In these situations, you can communicate your name in so many other ways: you call spell it, sign it, or even use a flag to wave it...

This is how you spell the name Zaine

So that everyone really understands you when you have to spell the name Zaine, you can simply say:






This is how the name Zaine is spelled in the NATO phonetic alphabet

The NATO alphabet often helps people spell words on the phone or radio when there are communication problems.

How do you write Zaine in Braille?

Braille is made up of dots, which the blind and visually impaired can feel to read words.



You want to tell a deaf person that your name is Zaine

Just use American Sign Language!

The name Zaine is particularly colorful in the Semaphore flag signaling system!

These flags are used for maritime communication - each flag represents a letter.


Have you ever waved the name Zaine

In the navy, sailors of two ships might wave flags to each other to send messages. A sailor holds two flags in specific positions to represent different letters.


Beeping like crazy...

In Morse code, letters and other characters are represented only by a series of short and long tones. For example, a short tone followed by a long tone stands for the letter A. Zaine sounds like this: