[ 2 syll. i-za, iz-a ] The baby boy name Iza is also used as a girl name. It is pronounced as IY-Zaa- †. The origin of Iza is African-Zulu. The name is derived from the Zulu or Xhosa word 'iza'. It has traditionally been bestowed on babies borne after nine months. After the due date of delivery, the parents may choose the name to beg the baby to come into the world.
Iza is rarely used as a baby name for boys. It is listed outside of the top 1000 names.
† English pronunciation for Iza: IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"