Name Zeus Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Zeus


Zeus is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Zeus?

Zeus is a name from Greek mythology. He is a son of Cronus and Rhea and was the highest god of Mount Olympus. He is the ruler of sky, lightning and thunder. In Roman mythology, Jupiter corresponds to Zeus.

What does the name Zeus mean?

The name Zeus, like Jupiter, goes back to the Proto-Indo-European root “*dyew-“ meaning “to shine” or as well “day”, “sky”, “heaven” and “deity”. Therefore Zeus means “sky father”.

Pronunciation of Zeus

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Popularity of the name Zeus

The name Zeus is ranked #6531 overall.

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