Meaning and Origin of: Zima

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Polish : Winter

Last name origin & meaning:

  • Czech and Slovak : from zima ‘winter’, ‘cold’, probably a nickname from someone with a gloomy or unapproachable personality, but possibly also a topographic name for someone living in a particularly cold spot.
  • Czech : from a short form of the personal name Erazim (see Rasmus).
  • German : from a Slavic short form of the personal name Simon.