247 Baby Girl Names That Start With Z (with Meanings and Popularity)

247 Baby Girl Names That Start With Z (with Meanings and Popularity)

Baby girl names that start with Z are undeniably cool: with a zippy, zesty sound and that awesome Z initial right up front. It's no wonder that Z is becoming an ever more popular first initial for baby names for both genders!

The most popular baby girl names that start with Z in the US today are led by modern classics Zoe and Zoey in the Top 100. Zoe overtook Zoey as the top girl name starting with Z last year.

Along with Zoe and her variants, other top girl names beginning with Z in the US Top 500 include the exotic Zara, Zuri and Zariah.

The Top 300 baby girl names in England and Wales include several other lovely international Z-starting female names, such as the Arabic names Zainab and Zahra, or the Slavic Zoya, Zuzanna and Zofia. And in France, sweet saint's name Zélie joins Zoé in the Top 100 names for girls.

Uncommon Z-starting girl names which rank highly with Nameberry's visitors include such intriguing options as Zahara, Zelda, Zinnia, Ziva and Zephyrine. Other excellent unique Z names for girls that we recommend range from the unisex Zephyr and Zion to the ancient Zenobia and Zipporah.

Here, our full selection of baby girl names that start with the letter Z, ordered by their current popularity on Nameberry.

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  1. Zoe
    • Origin:

      Greek
    • Meaning:

      "life"
  2. Zara
    • Origin:

      Hebrew and Arabic
    • Meaning:

      "blooming flower; God remembers"
  3. Zelda
    • Origin:

      Diminutive of Griselda
    • Meaning:

      "gray fighting maid"
  4. Zoey
    • Origin:

      Spelling variation of Zoe
    • Meaning:

      "life"
  5. Zora
    • Origin:

      Serbo-Croatian
    • Meaning:

      "dawn"
  6. Zinnia
    • Origin:

      Flower name, from German surname
    • Meaning:

      "Zinn's flower"
  7. Zaya
    • Origin:

      Variation of Zayah, Arabic
    • Meaning:

      "honest; hope"
  8. Ziva
    • Origin:

      Hebrew
    • Meaning:

      "life"
  9. Zeta
    • Origin:

      Variation of Zita or Greek letter name
  10. Zariah
    • Origin:

      Arabic, Hebrew, Russian
    • Meaning:

      "flower, God has helped, dawn"
  11. Zuri
    • Origin:

      Kiswahili
    • Meaning:

      "good, beautiful"
  12. Zyla
    • Origin:

      Modern invented name
  13. Zephyrine
    • Origin:

      Feminine variation of Zephyr, Greek
    • Meaning:

      "west wind"
  14. Zadie
    • Origin:

      English variation of Sadie
    • Meaning:

      "princess"
  15. Zendaya
    • Origin:

      Shona
    • Meaning:

      "to give thanks"
  16. Zia
    • Origin:

      Latin; Arabic; Italian
    • Meaning:

      "grain; light, splendor; aunt"
  17. Zephyr
    • Origin:

      Greek
    • Meaning:

      "west wind"
  18. Ziggy
    • Origin:

      German, diminutive of names beginning Sig/Zig
    • Meaning:

      "victory"
  19. Zari
    • Origin:

      Persian
    • Meaning:

      "golden"
  20. Zenobia
    • Origin:

      Greek
    • Meaning:

      "force of Zeus"