Zia Name Meaning

Muslim: from a personal name based on Persian zia ‘light’, from Arabic ?diya? ‘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’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Dia, Zisa, Zika, Zima, Lia, Via, Bina, Aziz, Pia, Fina

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Between 1970 and 2004, Zia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Zia in 1970 was 73, and 71 in 2004.

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