Interesting Z names for girls

  1. Zahira
    • Origin:

      Arabic
    • Meaning:

      "helper, supporter"
    • Description:

      Zahira is the feminine form of Zahir. Some may relate it to the more familiar Zahara.
  2. Zhanna
    • Origin:

      Russian variation of Jane
    • Description:

      Makes Jane anything but plain.
  3. Zinnia
    • Origin:

      Flower name, from German surname
    • Meaning:

      "Zinn's flower"
    • Description:

      Zinnia is an unusual floral choice with a bit more edge and energy than most and beginning to find its way onto namers' wish lists of botanical possibilities. Named after an eighteenth German botanist called Johann Gottfried Zinn, it appears in Roald Dahl's Matilda as the young protagonist's mother.
  4. Zola
    • Origin:

      Literary surname
    • Description:

      Authors or Francophiles – or both – could consider this zippy name in honor of renowned French writer Émile Zola, author of Germinal, Thérèse Raquin and the infamous open letter J'Accuse...!.
  5. Zorina
    • Origin:

      Slavic
    • Meaning:

      "golden dawn"
    • Description:

      Both a first and last name, Zorina has a pretty, ballerina-like quality.
  6. Zoya
    • Origin:

      Russian and Greek variation of Zoe
    • Description:

      Now that Zoe is getting wildly popular in the U.S. and the U.K. -- one poll puts it at number one in Wales -- parents may start hunting down fresh twists like this.
  7. Zsazsa
    • Origin:

      Hungarian, , diminutive of Erzsebet
    • Meaning:

      "God is my oath"
    • Description:

      Zsa Zsa is a zippy Hungarian nickname name, sometimes used independently, linked for decades with the Hungarian-born actress Zsa Zsa Gabor--who was born Sari.
  8. Zuzana