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ZAAHIR (1)mArabic
Derived from Arabic زهر (zahara) meaning "to shine, to radiate".
ZAAHIR (2)mArabic
Derived from Arabic ظهر (zahara) meaning "clear, evident, manifest, outward". In Islamic tradition الظاهر (al-Zahir) is one of the 99 names of Allah.
Feminine form of ZAAHIR (1).
Georgian form of ZAL.
Armenian form of ISABEL. A 13th-century ruling queen of Cilician Armenia bore this name.
Short form of ZACHARY.
Spanish form of ZECHARIAH.
From the Hebrew name זַכָּי (Zakkai) meaning "pure". This is the name of a minor character in the Old Testament.
From Ζακχαιος (Zakchaios), the Greek form of ZACCAI. In the New Testament he is a tax collector in Jericho who gives half his possessions to charity.
ZACCHARIASmBiblical Latin
Form of ZACHARIAS used in the Latin Bible.
ZACCHEUSmBiblical Latin
Latin form of Ζακχαιος (see ZACCHAEUS) used in the Vulgate.
Short form of ZACHARY.
ZACHARIAHmEnglish, Biblical
Variant of ZECHARIAH. This spelling is used in the King James Version of the Old Testament to refer to one of the kings of Israel (called Zechariah in other versions).
ZACHARIASmBiblical, Biblical Greek, Greek
Greek form of ZECHARIAH. This form of the name is used in most English versions of the New Testament to refer to the father of John the Baptist. It was also borne by an 8th-century pope (called Zachary in English).
Polish form of ZECHARIAH.
French form of ZECHARIAH.
ZACHARYmEnglish, Biblical
Usual English form of ZACHARIAS, used in some English versions of the New Testament. This form has been in use since the Middle Ages, though it did not become common until after the Protestant Reformation. It was borne by American military commander and president Zachary Taylor (1784-1850).
Short form of ZACHARY.
Means "righteous" in Hebrew. This is the name of several characters in the Old Testament, most notably the high priest of Israel during the reigns of David and Solomon. Solomon was anointed by Zadok.
ZAFARmArabic, Urdu
Means "victory" in Arabic.
Turkish form of ZAFAR.
Feminine form of ZOHAR.
Bulgarian form of ZECHARIAH.
ZAHARINAfBulgarian, Macedonian
Bulgarian and Macedonian feminine form of ZECHARIAH.
Alternate transcription of Arabic ظهير or زاهر or ظاهر (see ZAHIR).
Alternate transcription of Arabic ظاهر (see ZAAHIR (2)).
Means "beautiful, brilliant" in Arabic.
Feminine form of ZAHI.
ZAHIDmArabic, Urdu
Means "pious, devout" in Arabic.
ZAHIDAfArabic, Urdu
Feminine form of ZAHID.
Turkish feminine form of ZAHID.
ZAHIRmArabic, Persian, Punjabi, Urdu, Bengali
Derived from Arabic ظهير (zahir) meaning "helper, supporter". This can also be an alternate transcription of Arabic زاهر (see ZAAHIR (1)) or ظاهر (see ZAAHIR (2)).
Feminine form of ZAHIR, as well as an alternate transcription of Arabic زاهرة (see ZAAHIRA).
ZAHRAfArabic, Persian
Means "brilliant, bright" in Arabic. This is an epithet of the Prophet Muhammad's daughter Fatimah.
Derived from Arabic زهرة (zahrah) meaning "blooming flower".
Alternate transcription of Arabic زيد (see ZAYD).
Feminine form of ZAYD.
Alternate transcription of Arabic زين (see ZAYN).
Feminine form of ZAYN.
ZAINABfArabic, Urdu
Variant Arabic transcription of ZAYNAB, as well as the Urdu form.
ZAIRAfItalian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of ZAÏRE.
Used by Voltaire for the heroine of his tragic play 'Zaïre' (1732), about a Christian woman enslaved by Muslims. The heroine is named Zara in some English translations. Voltaire may have based the name on ZAHRAH.
Short form of ZACHARY.
ZAKARIAmGeorgian, Arabic
Georgian form of ZACHARIAS, as well as an alternate transcription of Arabic زَكَرِيّا (see ZAKARIYYA).
Alternate transcription of Arabic زَكَرِيّا (see ZAKARIYYA).
Arabic form of ZECHARIAH.
ZAKCHAIOSmBiblical Greek
Form of ZACCHAEUS used in the Greek New Testament.
Russian form of ZECHARIAH.
Means "pure" in Arabic.
Alternate transcription of Arabic ذكيّة (see ZAKIYYA).
Alternate transcription of Arabic ذكيّة (see ZAKIYYA).
Feminine form of ZAKI.
ŽAKLINAfCroatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian form of JACQUELINE.
Polish form of JACQUELINE.
ZALmPersian Mythology
Means "albino" in Persian. In the 11th-century Persian epic the 'Shahnameh' this is the name of a white-haired warrior.
Diminutive of ROZALIJA.
Yiddish form of SOLOMON.
Means "shady" in Hebrew. This is the name of one of David's mighty men in the Old Testament.
ZAMANmArabic, Urdu
Means "time, age, era" in Arabic.
Slovene form of ZUAN, GIAN or JEAN (1).
ZANf & mChinese
From Chinese (zàn) meaning "help, support", as well as other characters with a similar pronunciation.
ŽANAfSlovene, Croatian
Slovene and Croatian form of GIANNA.
Short form of ALEXANDRA.
ZANE (1)mEnglish
From an English surname of unknown meaning. It was introduced as a given name by American author Zane Grey (1872-1939). Zane was in fact his middle name - it had been his mother's maiden name.
ZANE (2)fLatvian
Latvian form of SUSANNA.
ŽANETAfCzech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of JEANNETTE.
Polish form of JEANNETTE.
Short form of SUZANNA.
ZARA (1)fEnglish (Modern)
English form of ZAÏRE. In England it came to public attention when Princess Anne gave it to her daughter in 1981. Use of the name may also be influenced by the trendy Spanish clothing retailer Zara.
Form of ZERAH used in some translations of the Bible.
ZARAMAMAfIncan Mythology
Means "grain mother" in Quechua. This was the name of the Inca goddess of grain.
ZARATHUSHTRAmAncient Persian
Ancient Avestan form of ZARATHUSTRA.
Possibly means "golden camel" in Old Iranian, derived from zarat meaning "golden" combined with ushtra meaning "camel". Zarathustra was the Persian prophet who founded the ancient religion of Zoroastrianism about the 10th century BC.
Possibly a variant of ZAHRAH.
Means "golden" in Persian.
ZARIAfEnglish (Modern)
Possibly based on ZAHRAH or the Nigerian city of Zaria.
ŽARKOmSerbian, Croatian
Derived from Serbian and Croatian žar meaning "ember, zeal, fervour".
Modern Persian form of ZARATHUSTRA.
ZAURmAzerbaijani, Ossetian, Chechen, Georgian
Azerbaijani, Ossetian, Chechen and Georgian form of ZAWAR.
ZAURBEKmOssetian, Chechen
Derived from Arabic زوار (zawar) meaning "pilgrim" combined with the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master".
ZAVIAfEnglish (Rare)
Modern feminine form of XAVIER.
Derived from a Slavic root meaning "envy".
ZAWARmArabic, Urdu
Means "pilgrim, visitor" in Arabic.
ZAWISZAmPolish (Archaic)
Polish cognate of ZÁVIŠ.
Derived from Arabic زاد (zada) meaning "to increase". This was the name of a slave who became the adopted son of the Prophet Muhammad.
ZAYDENmEnglish (Modern)
An invented name, using the popular aden suffix sound found in such names as Braden, Hayden and Aidan.
Means "beauty, grace" in Arabic.
Feminine form of ZAYN.
Meaning uncertain. It is possibly related to Arabic زين (zayn) meaning "beauty"; it could be from the name of a fragrant flowering tree; or it could be an Arabic form of ZENOBIA, a name borne by a pre-Islamic queen of Palmyra. Zaynab was the name of a daughter, a granddaughter, and two wives of the Prophet Muhammad.
ZBIGNEVmMedieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic form of ZBIGNIEW.
Derived from the Slavic elements zbyti "to dispel" and gnyevu "anger".
Diminutive of ZBYGNĚV, now used independently.
Czech feminine variant of ZDENKO.
Czech form of ZDENKO.
Czech feminine form of ZDENKO.
ZDENKOmSlovak, Slovene, Croatian
Derived from the Slavic element zidati meaning "build, create", originally a short form of names beginning with that element.
Slovak variant of ZDENKO.
Croatian form of ZDZISŁAW.
Czech feminine form of ZDZISŁAW. This name was borne by the 13th-century Czech saint Zdislava Berka.
ZDRAVKOmCroatian, Serbian, Slovene, Bulgarian, Macedonian
Derived from South Slavic zdrav meaning "healthy".
Derived from the Slavic elements zidati "build" and slava "glory".
Feminine form of ZDZISŁAW.
Portuguese diminutive of JOSÉ.
Means "YAHWEH has bestowed" in Hebrew. This was the name of several Old Testament characters.
ZEBEDAIOSmBiblical Greek
New Testament Greek form of ZEBEDEE.
From Ζεβεδαιος (Zebedaios), the Greek form of ZEBADIAH used in the New Testament, where it refers to the father of the apostles James and John.
Possibly derived from Ugartic zbl meaning "prince". In the Old Testament Zebulun is the tenth son of Jacob (his sixth son by Leah) and the ancestor of one of the twelve tribes of Israel. Genesis 30:20 implies two different roots for the name: זָבַל (zaval) meaning "to dwell" and זֵבֵד (zeved) meaning "gift, dowry". These are probably only folk etymologies.
ZECHARIAHmBiblical, English
From the Hebrew name זְכַרְיָה (Zekharyah) meaning "YAHWEH remembers", from זָכַר (zakhar) meaning "to remember" and יָה (yah) referring to the Hebrew God. This is the name of many characters in the Old Testament, including the prophet Zechariah, the author of the Book of Zechariah. The name also appears in the New Testament belonging to the father of John the Baptist, who was temporarily made dumb because of his disbelief. He is regarded as a saint by Christians. In some versions of the New Testament his name is spelled in the Greek form Zacharias or the English form Zachary. As an English given name, Zechariah has been in occasional use since the Protestant Reformation.
Short form of ZEDEKIAH.
From the Hebrew name צִדְקִיָּהוּ (Tzidqiyyahu) meaning "justice of YAHWEH", from צֶדֶק (tzedeq) meaning "justice" and יָה (yah) referring to the Hebrew God. In the Old Testament this is the name of the last king of Judah.
ZEDONGm & fChinese
From Chinese () meaning "moist, grace, brilliance" combined with (dōng) meaning "east", as well as other character combinations. A notable bearer was the founder of the People's Republic of China, Mao Zedong (1893-1976).
Means "wolf" in Hebrew.
Dutch short form of JOZEF.
Portuguese form of the Roman name Zephyrinus, which was derived from the Greek Zephyros (see ZEPHYR). Saint Zephyrinus was a 3rd-century pope.
Turkish form of ZAHRA.
Persian form of ZAYNAB.
Short form of EZEKIEL.
Turkish form of ZECHARIAH.
Means "intelligent" in Turkish, ultimately from Arabic ذكيّ (dhakiy).
Feminine form of ZEKİ.
ZELDA (1)fYiddish
Feminine form of SELIG.
ZELDA (2)fEnglish
Short form of GRISELDA.
Feminine form of SELIG.
Variant of SELIG.
ŽELIMIRmCroatian, Serbian
Derived from the Slavic elements zheleti "to wish, to desire" and miru "peace, world".
Combination of the name SALIM and the Turkic title khan meaning "ruler, leader".
ŽELJKOmCroatian, Serbian, Slovene
Derived from South Slavic želja meaning "desire".
German diminutive of MARCELLA.
Variant of SELMA.
Possibly means either "first born" or "shadow from terror" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament, Zelophehad is a man who dies while the Israelites are wandering in the wilderness, leaving five daughters as heirs.
ZELPHAfBiblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of ZILPAH used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
Azerbaijani form of ZEMFIRA.
ZEMFIRAfTatar, Bashkir, Literature
Meaning unknown, possibly of Romani origin. This name was (first?) used by Aleksandr Pushkin in his poem 'The Gypsies' (1827).
Meaning unknown. It could be a variant of XENIA or a diminutive of names featuring this sound, such as ALEXINA, ROSINA or ZENOBIA. This name has occasionally been used since the 19th century.
ZENAIDAfLate Greek
Apparently a Greek derivative of Ζηναις (Zenais), which was derived from the name of the Greek god ZEUS. This was the name of a 1st-century saint who was a doctor with her sister Philonella.
French form of ZENAIDA.
ZENAISfAncient Greek
Ancient Greek variant of ZENAIDA.
ZENOmAncient Greek (Latinized), Italian
From the Greek name Ζηνων (Zenon), which was derived from the name of the Greek god ZEUS. Zeno was the name of two famous Greek philosophers: Zeno of Elea and Zeno of Citium, the founder of the Stoic school in Athens.
ZENOBIAfAncient Greek
Means "life of Zeus", derived from Greek Ζηνο (Zeno), a prefix form of the name of ZEUS, combined with βιος (bios) "life". This was the name of a 3rd-century queen of Palmyra. After claiming the title 'Queen of the East' and expanding her realm into Roman territory she was defeated by Emperor Aurelian. Her Greek name was used as an approximation of her native Aramaic name.
ZENOBIOSmAncient Greek
Masculine form of ZENOBIA.
ZENONmAncient Greek, Polish
Ancient Greek form of ZENO, as well as the modern Polish form.
Alternate transcription of Greek Ζηνοβια (see ZINOVIA).
Diminutive of KRESZENZ.
Short form of ZEPHANIAH.
ZEPHANIAmSouthern African
Variant of ZEPHANIAH. This form of the name appears to be used in southern Africa.
From the Hebrew name ץְפַןְיָה (Tzefanyah) meaning "YAHWEH has hidden", derived from צָפַן (tzafan) meaning "to hide" and יָה (yah) referring to the Hebrew God. This is the name of one of the twelve minor prophets of the Old Testament, the author of the Book of Zephaniah.
ZEPHYRmGreek Mythology (Anglicized)
From the Greek Ζεφυρος (Zephyros) meaning "the west wind". Zephyros was the Greek god of the west wind.
ZÉPHYRINEfFrench (Rare)
French feminine form of Zephyrinus (see ZEFERINO).
ZEPHYRUSmGreek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Zephyros (see ZEPHYR).
ZERACHIELmJudeo-Christian Legend
Possibly means "command of God" in Hebrew. The Book of Enoch names him as one of the seven archangels. His name is sometimes rendered as Sarakiel.
Means "dawning, shining" in Hebrew. This is the name of a son of Judah and the twin of Perez in the Old Testament.
Means "sky" in Basque.
ZEUSmGreek Mythology
The name of a Greek god, related to the old Indo-European god *Dyeus, from a root meaning "shine" or "sky". In Greek mythology he was the highest of the gods. After he and his siblings defeated the Titans, Zeus ruled over the earth and humankind from atop Mount Olympus. He had control over the weather and his weapon was a thunderbolt.
Alternate transcription of Hebrew זְאֵב (see ZEEV).
Azerbaijani form of ZAYNAB.
ZEYNABfPersian, Azerbaijani
Alternate transcription of Persian زینب (see ZEINAB) or Azerbaijani ZEYNƏB.
Turkish form of ZAYNAB.
Portuguese diminutive of JOSÉ.
ZHAKLINAfMacedonian, Bulgarian
Macedonian and Bulgarian form of JACQUELINE.
Means "dew" or "hoarfrost" in Persian.
Russian form of JEANNE.
Diminutive of ZHANNA.
Macedonian form of ŽARKO.
ZHELIMIRmMedieval Slavic (Hypothetical)
Possible medieval Slavic form of ŽELIMIR.
Derived from Bulgarian желязо (zhelyazo) "iron".
ZHENf & mChinese
From Chinese (zhēn) meaning "precious, rare", (zhēn) meaning "real, genuine", (zhēn) meaning "virtuous, chaste, loyal", or other Chinese characters which are pronounced similarly.
ZHENGm & fChinese
From Chinese (zhèng) meaning "right, proper, correct" or (zhèng) meaning "government", as well as other hanja characters with a similar pronunciation.
ZHENYAf & mRussian, Bulgarian
Russian diminutive of YEVGENIYA or YEVGENIY or a Bulgarian diminutive of EVGENIYA.
ZHIm & fChinese
From Chinese (zhì) meaning "will, purpose, ambition" or (zhì) meaning "wisdom, intellect", as well as other characters which are pronounced similarly.
ZHIHAOm & fChinese
From Chinese (zhì) meaning "will, purpose, ambition" or (zhì) meaning "wisdom, intellect" combined with (háo) meaning "brave, heroic, chivalrous". Many other character combinations are possible.
Means "strong, active" in Armenian.
ZHIVKAfBulgarian, Macedonian
Feminine form of ZHIVKO.
ZHIVKOmBulgarian, Macedonian
Derived from the Slavic word живъ (zhivu) meaning "living".
ZHONGm & fChinese
From Chinese (zhōng) meaning "middle" or (zhōng) meaning "loyalty, devotion". Other characters can form this name as well.
ZHOUm & fChinese
From Chinese (zhōu) meaning "boat, ship", in addition to other characters which are pronounced similarly.
Means "spear" in Persian, ultimately from Sanskrit.
Means "star" in Kazakh.
ZHYRGALm & fKyrgyz
Alternate transcription of Kyrgyz Жыргал (see JYRGAL).
Alternate transcription of Arabic ضياء (see ZIYA).
Alternate transcription of Arabic زياد (see ZIYAD).
Persian form of ZIYA AL-DIN.
ZIAUDDINmArabic, Urdu
Variant Arabic transcription of ZIYA AL-DIN, as well as the usual Urdu transcription.
ZIBA (1)fPersian
Means "beautiful" in Persian.
ZIBA (2)mBiblical
Means "station" in Hebrew. This was the name of a servant of Saul in the Old Testament.
Means "gazelle, doe" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of the mother of King Joash of Judah.
From an old Slavic name derived from the elements sem "family" and vit "lord, master". This was the name of a legendary Piast prince of Poland. It was also borne by several other Piast rulers.
ZIFAfTatar, Bashkir
Tatar and Bashkir form of ZIBA (1).
Slovene form of SIGMUND.
Slovak form of SIGMUND.
Means "punishment" in Basque.
Czech form of SIGMUND.
ZIKOMOmSouthern African, Chewa
Means "thank you" in Chewa.
German diminutive of CECILIA.
Means "shade" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament she is the second wife of Lamech.
ZILPAfBiblical Spanish, Biblical French, Biblical Italian, Biblical Dutch
Spanish, French, Italian and Dutch form of ZILPAH.
ZILPAHfBiblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "frailty" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of the handmaid who was given to Jacob by Leah.
Means "my praise" or "my music" in Hebrew. This is the name of a king of Israel in the Old Testament. He ruled for only seven days, when he was succeeded by the commander of the army Omri.
Short form of ZINAIDA.
Russian form of ZENAIDA.
ZINATfArabic, Persian
Means "ornament" in Arabic.
ZINNIAfEnglish (Rare)
From the name of the flower, which was itself named for the German botanist Johann Zinn.
Modern Greek transcription of Ζηνων (see ZENO).
Modern Greek transcription of ZENOBIA.
ZINOVIYmRussian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of the Greek name Ζηνοβιος (Zenobios), the masculine form of ZENOBIA.
ZINOVIYAfRussian (Rare), Ukrainian (Rare)
Russian and Ukrainian form of ZENOBIA.
Alternate transcription of Russian Зиновий (see ZINOVIY).
ZIONmJewish, Biblical
From the name of a citadel which was in the center of Jerusalem. Zion is also used to refer to a Jewish homeland and to heaven.
ZIPPORAHfBiblical, Hebrew
From the Hebrew name צִפּוֹרָה (Tzipporah), derived from צִפּוֹר (tzippor) meaning "bird". In the Old Testament this is the name of the Midianite wife of Moses. She was the daughter of the priest Jethro.
Variant of SISEL.
Short form of FRANZISKA.
ZITA (1)fItalian, Portuguese, German, Czech, Slovak
Means "little girl" in Tuscan Italian. This was the name of a 13th-century saint, the patron saint of servants.
ZITKALAfNative American, Sioux
Means "bird" in Lakota.
ZIVm & fHebrew
Means "bright, radiant" in Hebrew. This was the ancient name of the second month of the Jewish calendar.
ŽIVAfSlavic Mythology, Slovene
Means "living, alive" in Slavic. This was the name of a Slavic goddess associated with life, fertility and spring.
Feminine form of ZIV.
Feminine form of ZIV.
ŽIVKAfCroatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian feminine form of ZHIVKO.
ŽIVKOmCroatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian form of ZHIVKO.
Turkish form of ZIYA.
Derived from Arabic ضياء (diya) meaning "splendour, light, glow". This was the name of a 14th-century Islamic Indian historian.
Means "splendour of religion" from Arabic ضياء (diya) meaning "splendour, light, glow" combined with دين (din) meaning "religion, faith".
Means "growth" in Arabic.
Means "splendour of the merciful" from Arabic ضياء (diya) meaning "splendour, light, glow" combined with رحمن (rahman) meaning "merciful".
Turkish form of ZINAT.
ZLATANmCroatian, Serbian, Bosnian, Macedonian, Bulgarian, Slovene
Means "golden", a derivative of the Slavic word zlato "gold".
ZLOTAfJewish (Rare)
From Polish złoto "gold", used as translation of Yiddish Golda.
ZOEfEnglish, Italian, Ancient Greek
Means "life" in Greek. From early times it was adopted by Hellenized Jews as a translation of EVE. It was borne by two early Christian saints, one martyred under Emperor Hadrian, the other martyred under Diocletian. The name was common in the Byzantine Empire, being borne by a ruling empress of the 11th century. As an English name, Zoe has only been in use since the 19th century. It has generally been more common among Eastern Christians (in various spellings).
ZOÉfFrench, Hungarian
French and Hungarian form of ZOE.
ZOËfDutch, English
Dutch form and English variant of ZOE.
Slovak form of SOPHIA.
Polish form of SOPHIA.
Czech form of SOPHIA.
ZOHARm & fHebrew
Means "light, brilliance" in Hebrew.
Modern Greek transcription of ZOE.
ZOJAfLatvian, Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian
Latvian, Serbian, Croatian and Macedonian form of ZOE.
ZOLA (1)fEnglish
Meaning unknown, perhaps an invented name. It has been in occasional use in the English-speaking world since the 19th century. It coincides with an Italian surname, a famous bearer being the French-Italian author Émile Zola (1840-1902).
ZOLA (2)f & mSouthern African, Xhosa
From the Xhosa root -zola meaning "calm".
Possibly related to the Turkish title sultan meaning "king, sultan". This was the name of a 10th-century ruler of Hungary, also known as Zsolt.
Means "girdle, belt" in Greek. This name was made popular by the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist and poet Zona Gale.
ZOPYROSmAncient Greek
Means "glowing" in Greek. This was the name of a Persian nobleman who aided his king Darius in the capture of Babylon. He did this by mutilating himself and then going to the Babylonians claiming that it had been Darius who did it to him. After gaining their trust he betrayed them.
ZORAfCzech, Slovak, Croatian, Serbian, Slovene, Bulgarian, Macedonian
From a South and West Slavic word meaning "dawn, aurora".
Perhaps means "enchanting" or "dawn" in Arabic. This was the name of a minor 12th-century Spanish saint, a convert from Islam. The name was used by Cervantes for a character in his novel 'Don Quixote' (1606), in which Zoraida is a beautiful Moorish woman of Algiers who converts to Christianity and elopes with a Spanish officer.
ZORANAfCroatian, Serbian
Feminine form of ZORAN.
ZORICAfSerbian, Croatian, Macedonian
Serbian, Croatian and Macedonian diminutive of ZORA.
ZORIONm & fBasque
Means "happiness" in Basque.
Feminine form of ZORION.
Means "morning star" in Bulgarian.
Diminutive of ZOFIA.
ZOSIMEfAncient Greek
Feminine form of Zosimos (see ZOSIMUS).
ZOSIMUSmAncient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Ζωσιμος (Zosimos), a Greek name derived from ζωσιμος (zosimos) meaning "viable" or "likely to survive". This was the name of several early saints and a pope.
ZOTICUSmAncient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Ζωτικος (Zotikos), derived from ζωτικος (zotikos) meaning "full of life". This was the name of several early saints.
ZOYAfRussian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian
Russian, Ukrainian and Bulgarian form of ZOE.
Possibly from Zrin, the name of a village in Croatia, or from the noble Zrinski family which originated there.
Hungarian form of JEANNETTE.
Diminutive of ZSUZSANNA.
Diminutive of ZSIGMOND.
Hungarian form of SIGMUND.
Hungarian form of SOPHIA.
Diminutive of ZSÓFIA.
Diminutive of ERZSÉBET.
Old variant of ZOLTÁN.