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'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
The Zia is the sun symbol on the New Mexico flag that came from the Zia pueblo. The four lines going out each direction on the flag represent the four seasons, the four directions, the four times of day and the four stages of life. The circle brings them together. It is a beautiful girl's name with awesome culture!
-- Anonymous User  10/7/2014
Zia is a beautiful, cool Arabic boys name. I've noticed how lots of Arabic names beginning with the letter 'z' are often stunning! (Arabic girl names such as Zara, Zahia, Zehra, Zoya, Zuleika, Zarina, Zaina, Zora...) & (Arabic male names such as Zayn, Zayd, Zaydan...)
-- LoveHeartKawaii  11/10/2014
The correct Arabic pronunciation of this name is ZEE-ya.
-- LoveHeartKawaii  11/10/2014

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