What does Zita mean?
Zita /zi-ta/ [2 sylls.] 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.
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. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Zita for girls. Zita reached its peak rank of #859 in the U.S. in the 1900s, but is not listed currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the girl name Zita and associated names. Rose (#194 in 2014), Theresa, Rosita, Rosetta and Teresita are the prominent alternative forms of Zita. Usage of these girl names reached its highest during the years 1930-1939 (usage of 0.4813%) and has become significantly less since (usage 0.1343%, ▼72.1%), with the versions Theresa, Rosetta and Rosita becoming less trendy. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
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.