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What does Zita mean?

Zita Pronunciation of Zita [zi-ta] as a girls' 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.

Associated with: greek, saint, empress (queen).


Zita has 2 variants: Zeeta and Zyta.

Affiliated girl names: Rose and Theresa.

Creative forms:
(female) Zeata, Zipta, ..

(male) Zitai, Zize, ..

Middle name pairings:
Zita Alessandra (Z.A.), ..

How popular is Zita?

Zita is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2237 out of 4276, Top 52%) and an even more popular surname for all people (#68569 out of 150436, Top 46%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Zita reached its peak rank of #916 in the U.S. in the 1900s, but is not listed currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Rose (#166 in 2015), Theresa (#1193), Teresita and Rosita are the prominent alternative forms of Zita. Usage of these forms of Zita was common among parents 105 years ago (adoption of 1.3%) and has become significantly diminished since (adoption 0.1%, 89%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Zita, Rose, Rosita, Teresita, Theresa in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Zita is pronounced similarly to Cetta, Sato, Zeta and Zetta. Other suggested similar names are Alita, Alta, Amita, Anita, Beta, Birta, Bitta, Brita, Chita, Dita, Edita, Esta, Evita, Ghita, Gita, Gitta, Irita, Ita, Kata, Lata, Leta, Lita, Mata, Meta, Minta, Mirta, Nata, Nita, Peta, Reita, Reta, Rieta, Rita, Ritta, Tita, Unita, Uta, Veta, Vita, Yuta, Zada, Zaida, Zaina, Zaira, Zana, Zanita, Zara, Zarita, Zea, Zeba, Zena, Zia, Zila, Zilla, Zin, Zina, Zinia, Zinya, Ziv, Ziva, Zivah, Zivka, Zlata, Zoia, Zola, Zona, Zora, Zoya, Zuba, Zuma and Zyna. These names tend to be less frequently used than Zita.

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