Zita meaning, girlZita

Get kreatif with Zita | Add to list (0)

Meaning and Name Origin

Zita \z(i)-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.


Zita has 2 variants: Zeeta and Zyta.

For more information, see also related girl names Rose and Theresa.

Zita has 4 more alternative forms via Rosita, Teresita: Rosetta, Terasita, Terezita and Theresita.


Zita is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2237 out of 4276, Top 52%) and also a somewhat popular surname for all people (#75729 out of 88799, Top 85%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Zita for girls. Zita reached its peak rank of #859 in the U.S. during the years 1900-1909, but is not listed currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Zita name in U.S.

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

Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the girl name Zita and associated names. Prominent alternative forms of Zita listed in the Top 1000 are Rose (#194 in 2014), Theresa, Rosita, Rosetta and Teresita. Usage of these girl names reached its highest during 1930-1939 and has become significantly less since, with the versions Theresa, Rosita and Rosetta becoming less trendy. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Rose, Rosetta, Rosita, Teresita, Theresa, Zita in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Zita is 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 frequently used than Zita.