- this week

Gender: Female Pronunciation: ah-ZEE-zah Meaning of Aziza: "powerful and beloved" Origin of Aziza: Arabic and African

The name Aziza is a girl's name of Arabic, Hebrew, Swahili origin meaning "powerful and beloved". Aziza and is often added to lists like Attitude Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Girls Makeover - Two Middles".

From the experts:

Aziza is a zippy palindromic choice that is the female variation of Aziz and is found in several Middle Eastern and African languages and cultures. All in all, an attractive and interesting option; a Turkish variation is Azize. In African mythology, the Azizi are a supernatural race of forest dwellers who give practical and spiritual advice.

Aziz is the male version, as represented by Aziz Ansari, one of the stars of Parks and Recreation.

Find other names based on Aziza using our baby name generator.

Famous People Named Aziza

Aziza Mustafa Zadeh, Azerbaijani musician
Aziza Brahim, Sahrawi singer
Aziza A., Turkish-German rapper
Aziza Ali, Singaporean former chef and food consultant

Pop Culture References for the name Aziza

Aziza, character in "A Thousand Splendid Suns" by Khaled Hosseini

Aziza, character in "The Dovekeepers" by Alice Hoffman