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What does Kezia mean?

Kezia Pronunciation of Kezia as a girls' name is pronounced ke-ZYE-ah. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Kezia is "cassia tree". Cassia is the generic name for a variety of trees and shrubs, one of which produces cinnamon. Biblical: one of the three fair daughters of Job. The name was adopted by the Puritans and introduced to America in the 18th century.


ASSOCIATED WITH biblical, fair (beautiful), puritans, 18th century


VARIANTS Kazia, Kessie, Kessy, Ketzia, Ketziah, Keziah, Kezzie, Kissie, Kizzie, Kizzy

SEE ALSO Cassia, Jemima, Keisha, Keren, Lakeisha

(female) Kesi, ..

(male) Keid, ..

Kezia Raegan (K.R.), ..

How popular is Kezia?

Kezia is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Kezia is also an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Keziah (#1308 IN 2018), Keren (#1654), Jemima, Keisha, Kizzie, Kizzy and Lakeisha are the prominent variation forms of Kezia (NOT RANKED) ranked in the Top 2000. These relations of Kezia were favored as baby names during 1970-1979 (AVERAGE #1317) and have become much less widespread since (#1851, 83%), with forms such as Kizzy becoming somewhat dated. Keisha is more universally found than the rest, though Keziah is currently the more favored form. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jemima, Keisha, Keren, Keziah, Kizzie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kizzy, Lakeisha in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kezia and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Kezia is alike in pronunciation to Kaci, Kacie, Kasi, Kasie, Kassia and Kasya. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Belia, Betia, Celia, Cesia, Decia, Delia, Femia, Fenia, Hedia, Hefzia, Henia, Hepzia (see Hephzibah), Kacia, Kadia, Kaia, Kalia, Kasia, Keala, Keana, Keara, Kecia, Keelia, Keera, Kefira, Keicia, Keira, Kelda, Kelila, Kelsa, Kena, Kenda, Keni, Kenia, Kenina, Kennia, Kenya, Kenza, Kenzie, Keona, Kera, Kerin, Kerria, Kesha, Keshia, Kesia, Ketifa, Kevia, Kevina, Keyla, Kia, Kicia, Kiria, Kyria, Lecia, Lelia, Lexia, Media, Melia, Nelia, Netia, Pazia, Pelia, Razia, Selia, Tazia, Tesia, Venia, Zelia and Zenia. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kezia.

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