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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 Unique Baby Names: Unusual and Rare and discussed in our forums with posts like "Three Strikes, You're Out -- Girls".

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.

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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



SalmaNotSelma Says:


This name sounds beautiful in Arabic.

Dipper Says:


I once wrote a play with a character by the name Aziza, for a program called Destination Imagination. It took place in Ancient Egypt, and involved a conflict between Aziza and her sister Selma. Selma was the rightful heir, but to claim the throne she needed the amulet that was passed down through the generations, and she was terrified of gold (for reasons that were never explained). So she ran off, then had this strange dream of why she needed to go back, then returned and after a brief argument reconciled with Aziza and accepted her birthright. It was...interesting. Long story short, I could never use the name Aziza. It would remind me of this.

kpearl8 Says:


I met a elementary schooler with this name. It fits her perfectly and is so much fun to say! A really lovely underused name.

Floris Says:


I used to sing with a girl called aziza.... It's a pretty name, imo.

TheHumanCanvas Says:


Odd? Perhaps. But zippy and cool.

jordalini Says:


This name sounds kinda ridiculous with the double z



i prefer Aviva

Zoey_Artemisia Says:


It reminds me of Azazel, the fallen angel.

gracexx Says:


I feel like this is an odd name