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What does Kezia mean?

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

For more information, see also related girl names Cassia, Jemima, Keisha, Keren and Lakeisha.


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) ranked in the Top 1000. These girl names reached the height of their popularity during 1970-1979 (usage of 0.2864%) and have become much less widespread since, with the forms Keisha, Kizzie and Lakeisha becoming less trendy. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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.