Zita - Meaning of Zita
[ 2 syll. zi-ta, zit-a ] The baby girl name Zita is pronounced as SIY-Taa- or ZIY-Taa- †. Zita is a Hungarian, English, Spanish, German, and Italian name of Latin, Old Greek, and Italian origin. Italian origin, English, German, and Italian use: The name is from the Tuscan dialect element 'zita'. It was borne by Saint Zita (1212-1272), the patron saint of maids. It was also borne by Zita of Bourbon-Parma, the last empress of Austria-Hungary.
Zita is also an English and Spanish form of the English and French name Rose.
Zita is also an English form of the English and German name Theresa.
Zita has 13 forms that are used in English and other languages. English forms include Zeata, Zeatah, Zeeta, Zeetah, Zeita, Zeitah, Zeta (used in German and Italian as well), Zieta, Zietah, Zitah, Zytah, and Zytka. A form of Zita used in other languages is the Polish Zyta.
Variant forms inherit the origin and thus the meaning of the name Zita.
Zita is rare as a baby name for girls. At the modest peak of its usage in 1901, 0.007% of baby girls were named Zita. It ranked at #828 then. The baby name has since slipped in popularity, and is now used on an infrequent scale. Out of the group of girl names directly related to Zita, Rose was the most widely used in 2018.
† Pronunciation for Zita: S as in "see (S.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"