Zebulun - Meaning of Zebulun

What does Zebulun mean?

[ 3 syll. ze-bu-lun, zeb-ul-un ] The baby boy name Zebulun is pronounced in English as ZEHB-Yuw-LahN †. Zebulun is used predominantly in English and its origin is Hebrew. Zebuwn (Hebrew) is an original form of the name. The name Zebulun was borne in the Old Testament of the Bible by the sixth son of Jacob and Leah, who founded one of the twelve tribes of Israel named after him. The meaning of the name is 'exaltation', but in Leah's case, she derived the name from the Hebrew 'zabal'. In the New Testament, the form Zabulon is used.

Sebulon (German), Zabulon (English), Zev (Hebrew), and Zevulun (Hebrew) are variations of Zebulun.

Zeb (English shortening), Zebulen (English spelling variant), and Zebulon (English and French spelling variant) are other forms of the name.

See also the related categories, english, sixth, son (heir), biblical, and hebrew.

Zebulun is not popular as a baby name for boys. It is not listed within the top 1000 names. In 2018, among the group of boy names directly related to Zebulun, Zev was the most frequently used.

† Pronunciation for Zebulun: Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; B as in "be (B.IY)" ; Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; UW as in "two (T.UW)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"

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