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Zia 1
Gender Masculine
Scripts זִ֫יעַ(Ancient Hebrew)
Pronounced Pron. ZEE-ə(English)

Meaning & History

Possibly means "sweat, swelling" in Hebrew. Hebrew name of a man mentioned in the Old Testament, 1 Chronicles 5:13, in a genealogical list. This 'has been used as a first name in Britain since the 1960s, but is likely to be mistaken for a girl's name' (Dunkling & Gosling, 1986). It was used for the central character in the film 'Wristcutters: A Love Story' (2006), which was based on a short story by Israeli writer Etgar Keret (1967-).
Added 10/2/2012 by SeaHorse15
Edited 1/27/2023 by Mike C, Evil and SeaHorse15

Zia 2

Zia 3

Zia 4
Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. ZEE-ə(American English)

Meaning & History

From the name of the indigenous Zia people of New Mexico. The Zia sun symbol is the national symbol of the state of New Mexico and used on the state flag.
Added 10/14/2019 by elbowin
Edited 5/20/2021 by LMS

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