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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.


Variations

Kezia has 10 variants: Kazia, Kessie, Kessy, Ketzia, Ketziah, Keziah, Kezzie, Kissie, Kizzie and Kizzy.

For more on this name, see also related girl names Cassia, Jemima, Keisha, Keren and Lakeisha.


Popularity

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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jemima, Keisha, Kizzie, Kizzy, Lakeisha in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kezia and related baby names outside U.S.


Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Kacia, Kasia, Kecia, Keicia, Kenia, Kesha, Keshia, Kesia, Kevia and Kicia. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kezia.

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