Zia - A very unique female name

  Aug 25,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Zia, meaning grain; light, splendor; aunt, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1995 on position #4082. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Zia and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Zia? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Zia. The baby girl name Zia was given to 80 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1630 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 17,666 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Zia peaked in popularity 7 years ago in 2012 on position 1630.

Famous with this name

Oscar Zia
Zia Domic
Zia Gelani

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Rating: 5/5 (16 people)

Zia is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Zia is currently topping the baby name charts in New Mexico at position #300 - and is the least popular in Florida at position #1,972.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Zia is where you live.

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Zia origin and meaning

Zia is a 3 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means grain; light, splendor; aunt. To see famous people named Zia, pop culture references for the name Zia and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Zia

We've found the following names that sound similar to Zia, sorted by popularity.

Zoe / Zoey / Zoie / Zakiya / Zoya / Zakia / Zakiyah / Zoee / Zissy / Zakiyyah /

Name statistics

Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)

Chart position per state (visualized)

Chart position per year (table view)

Year Rank

Chart position per state (table view)

State Rank
New Mexico300
New York1478

Even more about Zia

These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Zia a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Zia?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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Name Zia
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 17,666
Letter count 3
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1995
2012 births +80

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