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 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)
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)
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.