US Popularity:17213
Meaning:Blessed, holy
With its Yiddish roots, Zelig is a popular boy's name meaning both "blessed" and "holy." Its German cognate, Selig, has an additional meaning of "happy in life," which Zelig took literally with the self-titled 1983 comedy film. Written, directed by, and starring Woody Allen, Zelig received critical acclaim and numerous award nominations, including ones from the Academy. Being blessed, holy, and happy in life sounds like a pretty good deal for your little bundle of joy.

Zelig Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Zelig is currently #17213 in U.S. births
Boy:Zelig is currently #8220 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 740
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data

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