Meaning and Origin of Zia - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Zia

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Girl name origins & meanings:

  • Hebrew, Latin : To tremble; a kind of grain

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • Muslim : from a personal name based on Persian zia ‘light’, from Arabic ̣dīyā‛ ‘light’, ‘illumination’ (Qur’an 10:5). This is used to form names in combinations such as Zia ul-Haq ‘light of the truth’ and Zia ur-Rahman ‘light of the most gracious’.