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What does Zilpha mean?

Zilpha Pronunciation of Zilpha [zil-pha] as a girls' name is of Hebrew origin. Biblical name revived in the 18th century, but becoming more uncommon. Children's author Zilpha Keatley Snyder.

Associated with: biblical, 18th century.


Zilpha has 3 variants: Zillpha, Zilpah and Zylpha.

Creative forms:
(female) Zilha, Zipha, ..

(male) Zilcha, ..

Middle name pairings:
Zilpha Samiya (Z.S.), ..

How popular is Zilpha?

Zilpha is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Zilpha is an equivalently uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Zilpha reached its top rank of #862 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not ranked currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Zylpha and Zilpah are the prominent alternative forms of Zilpha listed in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Zilpha reached its apex in the 1880s (median #1497).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Zilpha, Zilpah, Zylpha in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Adelpha, Adolpha, Aiesha, Aisha, Aloha, Alpha, Altha, Birtha, Caltha, Cintha, Delpha, Elsha, Eltha, Filisha, Githa, Kiesha, Kisha, Licha, Lisha, Miesha, Mirtha, Mischa, Misha, Niesha, Nisha, Simcha, Stepha, Tiesha, Tirzha, Tisha, Yiesha, Zalia, Zalika, Zantha, Zelda, Zelia, Zelima, Zelina, Zellda, Zelma, Zia, Zifira, Zigana, Zila, Zilla, Zillah, Zilvia, Zina, Zinara, Zinia, Zinnia, Zinnya, Zinya, Zipora, Zippora, Zita, Ziva, Zivah, Zivka, Zlata, Zola, Zolia, Zulema, Zulima, Zulma, Zylia, Zylina and Zylvia. These names tend to be more frequently used than Zilpha.

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