Zita

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Female Female Name

Usage

Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish

Origin and Meaning

Italian name of uncertain origin and meaning [1]

Theories include:

1) Latin (medieval Tuscan dialect) zita, zitta = 'girl' [2] [3] [4]

2) Greek zētein = 'to seek' [2]

3) Short form of Felicitas [5]

4) Creative spelling of Sita [4]

Related Names

Zita
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Zíta Icelandic
Zitta
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish

See also Sita

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Zita
Genitive: Zitas
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Zita
Genitive: Zitan
Partitive: Zitaa
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Zita
Genitive: Zitas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Zita
Genitive: Zitas

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Denmark Denmark[7]
209 n.a. 0 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[8]
125 185 0 0
Norway Norway[9]
64 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[10]
n.a. 34 0 0
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Zita.

Sources: [8] [7] [9] [10]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  6. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  7. 7.0 7.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. 8.0 8.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. 9.0 9.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. 10.0 10.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi