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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 has 2 variant forms: Zeeta and Zyta.

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


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).

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

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

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).

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

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

Similar Names

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.