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Girl Names Starting with Za-

Za- baby names and what they mean, with 31 results. Za- names are used more often as feminine names. Usage of these girl names is at its apex presently (USAGE OF 0.22%), except for names like Zana which have fallen out of fashion. Zara (#253), Zahra (#589), Zariah (#437) and Zaria (#753) are four of the more fashionable girl names in this list, while Zayas (TOP 3%) and Zamora (1%) are popular Za- last names.

Za- names

Zabrina - Zandra | Zandra - Zaveeyera

Zabrina - Zandra

Var. of Sabrina. Origin fr. Celtic element. Mythology .. Unconventional, but Zabrina is comparable to popular -ina last names Zaffina (TOP 80%), Zina (62%). See also Zarina.

Zohara and variants

Zaharira, Zahara1
Var. of Zohara. Derivative of Hebrew language. "Light, splendor." Zahara and Zaharira became less popular in 2018, dropping on average -21 positions as baby names with Zahara leading the decline.

Var. of Sahara. Based on Arabic element. "Desert." Adoption of Zahara as a girls' name in 2018 was 4.3% less than the year before. See also Zara.

Zahara and variants

Zahara3, var. Zahra1
Derivative of Arabic, Hebrew. "Flowering; shining." Adoption of Zahara and Zahra as girls' names in 2018 was a lot more than the previous decade.

Zahavah, var. Zahava, Zachavah, Zachava
Derived fr. Hebrew word. "Gilded." Zahavah, Zachava, etc. are not in the Top 2000.

Zahira, var. Zahirah, Zaheera
Origin fr. Arabic. "Brilliant, shining." Scarce as birth names, but Zahira, Zahirah, etc. sound like the more common Zahara.

Alexandra and variants

Zanndra, Zandra1, Zanda, Zahndra
Forms of Alexandra. Based on Greek language. "Man's defender." Zahndra, Zanda and Zanndra are more rare as girls' names among the variations of Alexandra.

Sarah and variants

Zarita, Zaria, Zarah, Zara, Zahra2
Var. of Sarah. Origin fr. Hebrew element. "Princess." Zarita is novel as a girls' name among the variations of Sarah.

Zahra and variants

Zahra3, var. Zahrah
Derived fr. Arabic. "White; flower." Adoption of Zahra and Zahrah as baby names in 2018 was up 15.5% compared to the previous year.

Zaida and variants

Zaida, var. Zayda, Zayeeda, Zadie, Zada
Root fr. Arabic. "Prosperous, fortunate." Prominent, with usage of 0.016% for Zaida and variants as birth names in 2018, higher than 0.015% a year ago.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Za- names: Zada, Zadie, Zahara, Zahra, Zaida

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Za- names: Zaina, Zakiya, Zana, Zandra, Zara

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Za- names: Zarah, Zaria, Zayda

Zaina and variants

Zaina1, var. Zaynah, Zayna, Zana1, Zahna
Stems fr. Greek language. Variant of Xenia .. Zana has declined in popularity as a baby name since 1994.


Var. of Xenia. Derived fr. Greek language. "Guest, stranger." Used frequently as a birth name, Zaina is comparable to the conventional Zona. See also Zayna.

Zacqueline, Zakelina
Var. of Jacqueline. Derivative of French, Hebrew languages. "He who supplants." Not in Top 2000.

Zakiya and variants

Zakiya, var. Zakyla, Zakiah, Zakia
Origin fr. Hebrew element. "Pure." Zakia, Zakiah and Zakyla are more exclusive as children's names among the variations of Zakiya.

Zaylia, Zailie, Zalia
Forms of Zelia. Possibly from Solenne (French) "solemn", a .. Rare. Zalia, Zailie and Zaylia are not listed in the US Census.

Based on Swahili language. "Well-born." Zalina is a slightly prominent girl's name. See also Malika.

Susannah and variants

Zannie, Zanna, Zana2
Var. of Susannah. Stems fr. Hebrew element. "Lily." Zanna and variants were popular as birth names in 1994, but now, Zana has fallen out of fashion.

Var. of Cassandra. Derived fr. Greek language. "Shining upon man." Slightly atypical as a children's name now, but Zandra is still recorded often as a first name for women. See also Zondra.

Var. of Sandra. From English word. Short form of Alexandra (Greek) man's .. Zandra was favored by parents 5 decades ago. See also Zanndra.

Var. of Xandra. Based on Greek word. Variant of Alexandra. Zandra is popular as a girls' name among the forms of Xandra. See also Zahndra.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Za- names for girls.

1. Zabrina - Zandra
Sabrina [Zabrina], Zohara [Zahara, Zaharira], Sahara [Zahara], Zahara [Zahra], Zahavah [Zahava, Zachava, Zachavah], Zahira [Zahirah, Zaheera], Alexandra [Zanda, Zandra, Zanndra, Zahndra], Sarah [Zara, Zarah, Zaria, Zahra, Zarita], Zahra [Zahrah], Zaida [Zada, Zayda, Zadie, Zayeeda], Zaina [Zana, Zayna, Zahna, Zaynah], Xenia [Zaina], Jacqueline [Zakelina, Zacqueline], Zakiya [Zakia, Zakyla, Zakiah], Zelia [Zalia, Zaylia, Zailie], Zalika, Susannah [Zana, Zanna, Zannie], Cassandra [Zandra], Sandra [Zandra], Xandra [Zandra]

Zandra [Zandy, Zandie, Zanndra, Zahndra], Zaneta [Zanita, Zanetta], Zanna [Zana, Zanne, Zannie], Sanna [Zanna], Susan [Zanna, Zanne, Zannie], Suzanne [Zanne, Zannie], Xanthe [Zantha], Zara [Zary, Zayra, Zaria, Zarria, Zarina, Zariah, Zayeera, Zarinda, ..], Zarina [Zareen, Zareena], Zarya [Zaria], Xaviera [Zaviera, Zaveeyera]

Usage comparison for Za- names