Ziva name meaning

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in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Ziva mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Ziva

User Submitted Origins

Indian (Sanskrit)
Slovene (Slovenia)

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from Australia says the name Ziva is of Hebrew origin and means "Radiant, light of God".
  2. A user from Virginia, U.S. says the name Ziva is of Hebrew origin and means "Light, brilliance or glow".
  3. A user from North Carolina, U.S. says the name Ziva is of Hebrew origin and means "Brilliance, radiance light".
  4. A user from the United Kingdom says the name Ziva means "Light of God".
  5. A submission from Australia says the name Ziva means "Bright, Brilliance, Radiant" and is of Hebrew origin.
  6. A user from Czech Republic says the name Ziva is of Slavic origin and means "Alive, bringing life - in slavic languages 'ziva = alive'".
  7. A submission from South Africa says the name Ziva means "To seek" and is of Hebrew origin.
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Notable Persons Named Ziva

Notable Persons Named Ziva

Ziva David

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 Ben-Porat

Ziva was born in Vienna.

Živa Kraus

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

Živa Dvoršak

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

Živa Recek

Živa was born on May 10th, 1993.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Ziva

Notable Persons With the Last Name Ziva

Vladimir Ziva

Vladimir was born in 1957.


Fun Facts about the name Ziva

  • How Popular is the name Ziva? Ziva is the 7,457th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Ziva have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,807 babies born with the first name Ziva in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ziva to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • 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 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ziva is not a popular baby girl's name in Arizona. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Arizona have the same name in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Ziva: The name spelled backwards is Aviz. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Vzai. How do you pronounce that?
  • Ziva name meaning

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