Meaning and Name Origin
Kezia \k(e)-zia\ as a girls' name is pronounced ke-ZYE-ah. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Kezia is "cassia tree". Cassia is the generic name for a variety of trees and shrubs, one of which produces cinnamon. Biblical: one of the three fair daughters of Job. The name was adpoted by the Puritans and introduced to America in the 18th century.
Kezia is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Kezia is also an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Kezia and associated names. Lakeisha, Kizzy, Kizzie, Keisha and Jemima are the prominent variation forms of Kezia (#unlisted). These girl names reached the height of their popularity during the years 1970-1979 and have become much less widespread since, with the forms Lakeisha, Kizzie and Keisha becoming less trendy. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)