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What does Zaida mean?

Zaida Pronunciation of Zaida [zai-da] as a girls' name is pronounced ZAY-dah. It is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Zaida is "prosperous, fortunate". Author Zadie Smith.

Associated with: arabic, prosperous (wealthy), fortunate (blessed).


Zaida has 4 variants: Zada, Zadie, Zayda and Zayeeda.

Related girl name: Saida.

Creative forms:
(female) Zaita, Zaiza, ..

(male) Zaidai, Zaiki, ..

Middle name pairings:
Zaida Arya (Z.A.), ..

How popular is Zaida?

Zaida is a very prominent first name for females (#1985 out of 4276, Top 46%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Zaida entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its peak position of #1185 in the U.S. then, but is not listed at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Zaida name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Zaida outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Zaida are Zada, Zadie (#1638 a year ago) and Zayda (#1907). Usage of these relations of Zaida was at its peak a century ago (average #1157) and is somewhat less today.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Zaida, Zada, Zadie, Zayda in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Zaida is pronounced similarly to Sada, Sadah, Sadia, Saidee, Saidey, Saidie and Sayda. Other suggested similar names are Abida, Aida, Alaida, Canda, Dada, Davida, Faida, Fayda, Frida, Gada, Guida, Hamida, Heida, Irida, Jaeda, Jaida, Jayda, Karida, Lauda, Leida, Lida, Loida, Mada, Magda, Maida, Mayda, Nada, Naiada (see Naida), Naida, Nanda, Narda, Olida, Onida, Ouida, Reida, Rida, Tada, Tadda, Thida, Valda, Valida, Vanda, Varda, Vida, Wanda, Warda, Zahira, Zaina, Zaira, Zakia, Zakiya, Zalia, Zana, Zanda, Zanita, Zanna, Zara, Zarinda, Zarya, Zayna, Zelda, Zenaida, Zenda, Zila, Zina, Zita, Ziva and Zoia. These names tend to be less commonly used than Zaida.

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