What does Zia mean?
Zia [zia] as a girls' name is pronounced ZEE-ah. It is of Arabic and Latin origin, and the meaning of Zia is "light, splendor; grain".
Zia has 1 variant: Zea.Creative forms:
(female) Zifi, Zize, ..
(male) Zah, Zize, .. Middle name pairings:
Zia Oaklee (Z.O.), ..
How popular is Zia?
Zia is a rare given name for females but a very popular last name for all people (#25169 out of 150436, Top 17%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Zia entered the list in 2011 and reached its peak position of #1601 in the U.S. in the year 2013, and is currently at #1660. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Zia is alike in pronunciation to Cee, Cy, Soo, Su, Sue▼, Zoe▲, Zoee, Zoey▲, Zoi, Zoia, Zoie▲, Zowie, Zoya and Zoyya. Other recommended names are Gia▲, Kia▼, Lia▲, Mia▲, Nia▲, Pia, Ria, Tia▼, Xia, Zila, Zin, Zina, Zita, Ziv and Ziva. These names tend to be more frequently used than Zia.See names in meaning and etymology.