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What does Kezia mean?

Kezia /ke-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 adopted by the Puritans and introduced to America in the 18th century.

Associated with: biblical, fair (beautiful), puritans, 18th century.


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

Affiliated girl names: Cassia, Jemima, Keisha, Keren and Lakeisha.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Kelzia, Kesi, ..

(male) Keid, Kesey, ..

How popular is Kezia?

Kezia is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Kezia is also an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Displayed below is a comparison of the statistics of the girl name Kezia and associated names. Keziah (#1452 in 2014), Keren (#1797), Lakeisha, Kizzy, Jemima, Keisha and Kizzie are the prominent variation forms of Kezia (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000. These relations of Kezia were favored as baby names during 1970-1979 (average #1317) and have become much less widespread since (#1892, 85%), with forms such as Keisha becoming somewhat dated. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jemima, Keisha, Keren, Keziah, Kizzie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kizzy, Lakeisha in U.S.

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

Similar Names


Kezia is alike in pronunciation to Kaci, Kacie, Kasi, Kasie, Kassia and Kasya. Other suggested similar names are Belia, Betia, Celia, Cesia, Decia, Delia, Femia, Fenia, Hedia, Hefzia, Henia, Hepzia (see Hephzibah), Kacia, Kadia, Kaia, Kalia, Kasia, Keala, Keana, Keara, Kecia, Keelia, Keera, Kefira, Keicia, Keira, Kelda, Kelila, Kelsa, Kena, Kenda, Keni, Kenia, Kenina, Kennia, Kenya, Kenza, Kenzie, Keona, Kera, Kerin, Kerria, Kesha, Keshia, Kesia, Ketifa, Kevia, Kevina, Keyla, Kia, Kicia, Kiria, Kyria, Lecia, Lelia, Lexia, Media, Melia, Nelia, Netia, Pazia, Pelia, Razia, Selia, Tazia, Tesia, Venia, Zelia and Zenia. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kezia.