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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Zaia

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  • A submission from Indonesia says the name Zaia means ""Light" "one that unites" "first ray of sunlight" Alternative spelling of Ziya Hindi, Hebrew, Greek and Arabic origins" and is of Arabic origin.
  • According to a user from Florida, United States, the name Zaia is of Hebrew origin and means "" Gift of God " Light God saves".
  • According to a user from Arizona, United States, the name Zaia is of Greek origin and means "Light".
Other origins: English Greek

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Zaia

Luca Zaia is an office holder. Luca was born on March 27th, 1968 in Conegliano.


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Popularity of Zaia as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Zaia U.S.
  White 92.42% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.93% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.16% 16.26%

Of Last Name Zaia

People with the last name Zaia are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Zaia

  • How Popular is the name Zaia? Zaia is the 33,156th most popular name of all time. As a last name Zaia was the 50,960th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Zaia have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 127 babies born with the first name Zaia in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zaia to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Zaia? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2003 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Zaia first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zaia is Sunday, November 23rd, 1890.
  • What year had the most people named Zaia born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zaia was in 2016 with a total of 19 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Zaia: Your name in reverse order is Aiaz. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Azia. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Zaia? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 409 people with the last name Zaia.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Zaia? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Zaia as their last name since less than 1 person in 714k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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