Comments for the name Zia


Comments for ZIA:

'Zia' is the name of a female character in the 80's animated series 'The Mysterious Cities of Gold'. The series was aired on Nickelodeon for a short time in the late 80's (possibly early 90's).
-- xai  1/21/2006
Zia is one of my favourite names, but as a feminine name. It is beautiful and melodic without being complicated, and it has a great universal quality about it. It seems like it could come from a variety of cultures, not just Arabic.
-- Star Sister  10/12/2006
Means "aunt" in Italian.
-- Anonymous User  12/26/2006
Zia is a name of a book by Scott O'Dell, in which the title character attempts to rescue her aunt Karana (from his book Island of the Blue Dolphins).
-- SSF  2/17/2007
Female keyboardist Zia Mccabe, from the rock band the Dandy Warhols, has this name.
-- deangeles  6/12/2007
The Zia are an indigenous tribe located in New Mexico, U.S. that are known for their pottery and use of the Sun symbol.
-- LMS  7/31/2007
Zia is the main character in the romantic comedy "Wristcutters: A Love Story", which looks really good. He is a man. This name is cooler for a boy than a girl, though it is pretty for a girl, as well. It's just a better name for a boy.
-- harry_sent_me  11/1/2007
I don't really understand this current fascination with stealing every good boy name that has ever existed and using it for girls. Hint: just because a name ends with an 'A', it doesn't mean it's feminine. Parents, there are plenty of unique and beautiful names out there that are actually meant for girls, go use THOSE.
-- Anonymous User  9/25/2008
In most new Arabic books Zia is classified as a female and the meaning of the name means 'light and splendour' which explains why the tribe used the sun as their symbol.
-- Luzell  9/4/2009
Zia Rashid is a character in Rick Riordan's the Red Pyramid and the Throne of Fire. Except this Zia was a girl, not boy.
-- meemeeandmama  10/21/2011
I have also thought that this is a girls name. It's very pretty.
-- meemeeandmama  12/20/2011
The name Zia was given to 129 baby girls born in the US in 2012.
-- Oohvintage  7/17/2013

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