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What does Ziva mean?

Ziva Pronunciation of Ziva [zi-va] as a name for girls is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of the name Ziva is "radiance, brilliance or light of God". Ziva is an alternate spelling of Ziv (Hebrew) with the suffix -a.

Associated with: light.


Ziva has 2 variants: Zeeva and Zivah.

Creative forms:
(female) Zaiva, Zivan, ..

(male) Zivaze, Zize, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ziva Yulissa (Z.Y.), ..

How popular is Ziva?

Ziva is an uncommonly occurring given name for females. Ziva is an unusual last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Charted below is the birth name history of Ziva for girls. Ziva was first listed in 2010 and reached its highest position of #1244 in the U.S. in 2011, and is at #1562 currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Ziva is pronounced similarly to Xavia. Other suggested similar names are Adiva, Akiva, Alva, Ava, Aviva, Ayva, Deva, Dova, Ediva, Eeva, Elva, Eva, Hava, Iva, Jieva, Keva, Kiva, Liva, Nava, Neiva, Neva, Nova, Oliva, Olva, Reva, Riva, Silva, Tava, Tikva, Tova, Ulva, Vava, Viva, Vivva, Wava, Yeva, Zada, Zaida, Zaina, Zaira, Zana, Zara, Zea, Zeba, Zena, Zeta, Zia, Zila, Zilla, Zilvia, Zin, Zina, Zinia, Zinya, Zita, Zivka, Zizi, Zoia, Zola, Zona, Zora, Zoya, Zuba, Zuma, Zyna and Zyta. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ziva.

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