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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ziva

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  • A user from North Carolina, United States says the name Ziva is of Hebrew origin and means "Brilliance, radiance light".
Other origins: Serbian, English, and Indian (Sanskrit)

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  1. (uncountable) mercury

Notable Persons Named Ziva

Ziva David is a special agent, major case response team field agent, ncis, mossad liaison officer, mossad operative, control officer, soldier in the israeli army, naval criminal investigative service, mossad, agent handling, and israel defense forces.


Ziva was born in Vienna.


Živa Kraus is a painting and painter. Živa was born on October 4th, 1945 in Zagreb, SFR Yugoslavia,.


Živa was born on July 9th, 1991 in Ljubljana.


Živa was born on May 10th, 1993.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Ziva

Vladimir was born in 1957.


How popular is the baby name Ziva in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1960 6 6 0
1961 8 8 0
1962 9 9 0
1963 6 6 0
1964 7 7 0
1965 5 5 0
2005 5 5 0
2006 10 10 0
2007 25 25 0
2008 35 35 0
2009 99 99 0
2010 161 161 0
2011 192 192 0
2012 160 160 0
2013 171 171 0
2014 148 148 0
2015 141 141 0
2016 127 127 0
2017 146 146 0

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Popularity of Ziva as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Ziva

  • How Popular is the name Ziva? Ziva is the 8,277th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Ziva have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,461 babies born with the first name Ziva in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ziva to occupy the territory of Tokelau (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,411 (as of October 18, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ziva? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1960 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Ziva first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ziva is Thursday, December 15th, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Ziva born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ziva was in 2011 with a total of 192 babies.
  • Random Ziva Factoid: According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ziva is not a popular baby girl's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 2012.
  • Weird things about the name Ziva: Your name in reverse order is Aviz. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Izav. How do you pronounce that?

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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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