Meaning and name origin
Zita \z(i)-ta\ as a girl's name is pronounced ZEE-tah. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Zita is "seeker". A saint's name; also a short form of Rosita and Teresita. The name of the last Hapsburg empress.
Zita is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2237 out of 4276, Top 52%) and also a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#75729 out of 88799, Top 85%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Zita for girls. Zita reached its highest rank of #859 in the U.S. in 1900-1909. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Zita and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Rose (#194), Zita, Theresa, Teresita and Rosita. (2014 statistics).
Zita is also pronounced similarly to Zeta and Zetta▼. Other suggested similar baby names are Dita, Gita, Lita, Nita▼, Rita▼, Tita, Vita, Zada▼, Zaida, Zia, Zila, Zina and Ziva. These names tend to be less commonly used than Zita.