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Gender: Female Meaning of Zita: "little girl; seeker" Origin of Zita: Italian or Persian; Greek

The name Zita is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "little girl; seeker". Zita and is often added to lists like Saints' Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

From the experts:

A thirteenth-century Tuscan saint, patron of homemakers, Zita is the kind of name that sounded really creative in an earlier era.

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Famous People Named Zita

Saint Zita, Italian patron of domestics
Zita Maria delle Grazie Adelgonda Micaela Raffaela Gabriella Giuseppina Antonia Luisa Agnese of Bourbon-Parma, last Empress of Austria as wife of Emperor Charles
Zita-Eva Funkenhauser, German Olympic fencer
Elisabeth "Zita" Johann, Austrian-American actress
Zita Görög, Hungarian actress
Marie Christine Anne Astrid Zita Charlotte, Archduchess of Austria, daughter of Archduke Carl Christian
Magdalena Maria Alexandra Zita Charlotte (b. 2016), Archduchess of Austria, daughter of Archduke Imre

Pop Culture References for the name Zita

Zita, character in G. A. Henty's "Friends Though Divided"
Zita Swoon, Belgian indie rock band
Zita Flores, character in animated TV series "Kim Possible"

Zyta, Zeeta


alyssum Says:


Me too. It's not an unpleasant-sounding name, but all I can see when I look at this name is that 3/4 of it is made out of a great big obvious Zit.

lizway Says:


i'd be afraid the kid would be called zit or something.

Catastroffy Says:


Can anybody tell me where this name is most commonly used, or is the most popular?

capable Says:


my french class pseudonym in the eleventh grade