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Meaning and Origin

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun zit
a pimple.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A small inflamed elevation of the skin; a pustule or papule; common symptom in acne

Uncertain origin, first attested as 1960s slang. Compare English chit (“pimple, wart”), German Zitze (“teat, nipple”).

  1. (US, slang) pimple

zit was also found in the following language(s): Dutch and Middle High German

Fun Facts about the name Zit

  • When was the first name Zit first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Zit is Friday, August 7th, 1914.
  • How unique is the name Zit? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Zit. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Zit: Your name in reverse order is Tiz. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Zit. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Zit born Jan 24, 1948

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Central Africa approximately on 575. Your profession was librarian, priest, and keeper of tribal relics.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.