Zahara, var. Zahra, means "flowering; shining". Zahara and Zahra are unconventional female names.
Zahavah, var. Zahava, Zehavit, Zehavah, Zechava, Zachava, Zachavah, means "gilded". Zachava and variants are unusual as children's names.
Zahira, var. Zahirah, Zaheera, means "brilliant, shining". Not in Top 1000.
Zahra, var. Zahrah, means "white; flower". Zahra was among 2014's Top names.
Zaida, var. Zada▼, Zayda, Zadie, Zayeeda, means "prosperous, fortunate". Popular. Compare Zaida with common -ida last names Hida (upper 73%), Braida (72%).
Zaina, var. Zana, Zenia, Zayna, Zahna, Zaynah. Zana (upper 98%) and Zenia (94%) are frequently occurring first names, whereas Zahna, Zaina, Zayna and Zaynah are unconventional.
Zakiya, var. Zakia, Zakyla, Zakiah, means "pure". Unconventional, but Zakiya, Zakiah, etc. are comparable to popular last names Zaya (top 37%), Zaka (99%), with the Za- prefix.
Zalika, means "well-born". Zalika is not in the Top 1000. See also Lalika.
Zandra, var. Zandy, Zandie, Zondra, Zohndra, Zanndra, Zahndra. Zandy and variants are not in the Top 1000.
Zaneta, var. Zanita, Zanetta. Unique. Zaneta (cf. Verneta, Kineta) ends with the common feminine-sounding -neta.
Zanna, var. Zana, Zanne, Zannie, means "lily". Somewhat popular as children's names, Zana, Zanna, etc. are comparable to the common Zada.
Zara, var. Zary, Zaira, Zayra, Zaria▼, Zarah, Zarria, Zarina, Zariah, Zayeera, Zarinda, means "radiance". Zara (upper 21%), like Zard (upper 98%), Zaro (26%), is a common Za- prefix last name.
Zarina, var. Zareen, Zareena, means "golden". Zarina, Zareen and Zareena are not Top 1000 names.
Zarya, var. Zaria▼. Adoption of Zarya and variants soared in 2000 and is now lower, with Zaria becoming less in vogue.
Zea, means "grain". Zea is scarce as a women's name, existing often (top 15%) as a surname. See also Zoi.
Zefira, var. Zifira, means "morning". Unconventional. Zefira and Zifira are not found in the US Census.
Zelda▼, var. Zelde, Zellda, means "dark battle". Zelda is commonly occurring (top 24%) as a female name, while Zelde and Zellda are sparsely used.
Zelenia, var. Zelenya, Zelaina. Zelenia, Zelaina and Zelenya are uncommon as birth names.
Zelia, var. Zele, Zelie, Zalia, Zelina, Zeline, Zelene, Zaylia, Zailie, Zelleana. Uncommon. Zelia (cf. Bedelia, Kornelia) ends with the popular feminine -elia.
Zelma▼, var. Zelima, means "helmet of God". Uncommon. Zelma, like Selma, Fidelma, ends with the popular feminine-sounding -elma.
Zena▼, var. Zina, Zenia, Zeena, Zenya, Zeenya, Zeenia, means "guest, stranger". Popular as last names. Compare Zena (upper 57%), var. with popular surnames Zenk (upper 17%), Zeng (5%), which also begin with Ze-.
Zenaide, var. Zenaida, means "life of Zeus". Zenaide is more exclusive as a variant form.
Zenobia, var. Zeba, Zena▼, Zenda, Zenna, Zeena, Zenina, Zenobie, Zenaide, Zenaida, Zenayda, means "life of Zeus". Unusual. Zenobia (cf. Saquoia, Shericia) ends with the familiar feminine-sounding -ia.
Zephyr, var. Zefir, Zephyra, Zefeera, Zephira, Zefiryn, Zephyrine, Zephirine, means "west wind". Not in Top 1000.
Zerlinda, var. Zerlina, means "beautiful dawn". Unconventional. Compare Zerlinda with popular -da last names Merenda (top 19%), Belinda (91%).
Zetta▼, var. Zeta, Zetana, means "olive". Zeta and Zetana are more rare as forms of Zetta.
Zhane▼, var. Zhanae, Zhanaya. Unique. Zhane (cf. Liliane, Diane) ends with the favored feminine-sounding -ane.
Zia, var. Zea, means "light, splendor; grain". Uncommon. Zia (cf. Idonia, Cytia) ends with the familiar feminine-sounding -ia.
Zigana, var. Ziganna, means "gypsy". Unconventional. Compare Zigana and popular -ana last names Nana (top 45%), Lizana (20%).
Zilla, var. Zila, Zylia, Zillah, means "shadow". Zylia and variants are unusual as children's names.