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 Post subject: Z names!
PostPosted: Sun Oct 24, 2010 5:05 pm 
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I love all the Z-names! Zelda, Zora, Zola... My friend's new baby is Zooey...

What are other good Z names out there?


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 24, 2010 5:10 pm 
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Zeke? Zion? There's always good ol' Zachary.


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 24, 2010 5:14 pm 
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From my baby name book:

Zara
Zaria
Zilla
Zuzu

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 Post subject: Re: Z names!
PostPosted: Sun Oct 24, 2010 5:16 pm 
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We met a Zebediah at the park the other day. Not my personal favorite, but...

Zephyr's pretty, in a sorta hippie-ish way.

Zara... like Sarah with a Z... I like that. And Zahara.

Hm... Zoya, the Russian form of Zoe.

We met a Zosia (zo-SHA) the other day. Her mom said it's the Polish version of Sophia, which I can't confirm or deny. Pretty, though.

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 Post subject: Re: Z names!
PostPosted: Sun Oct 24, 2010 5:19 pm 
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coldandsleepy wrote:
We met a Zosia (zo-SHA) the other day. Her mom said it's the Polish version of Sophia, which I can't confirm or deny. Pretty, though.

Yes, it is the Polish form of Sophia! I love it. I briefly considered it for Zola, but was worried that it would be mispronounced by other people as Zo-si-ah or something like that.

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 24, 2010 5:21 pm 
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Oh, there's also Zuzia (zoo-sha), which is the Polish form of Susan.

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 24, 2010 5:27 pm 
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my favourite z name... zippora, or the original hebrew tziporah.

my fav thing about z names is the adorable nicknames they often shorten to. it makes me smile to call tziporah "zippy"!


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 24, 2010 5:30 pm 
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I have a theoretical future baby named Zebulon.

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my oldest friend is named Zoe ! (though she goes by Zoya)

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There's an Iraqi architect named Zaha, which I always thought was nifty. Even niftier is Zahra.
I didn't like the name Zeke until I befriended a Zeke.
Mom considered Zoë for me, but I'm incredibly happy she elected not to use the name (even though I love it) because that would've been two characters in my name that are non-standard for names(ë and a hyphen).

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 24, 2010 6:05 pm 
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Our daughter's name is a Z name. It's already been mentioned here, though.


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 Post subject: Re: Z names!
PostPosted: Sun Oct 24, 2010 6:17 pm 
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Zora would have been Zoran if she was male- means the same thing in like twelve different cultures- morning light/sunrise/dawn etc.

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keen_on_quinoa wrote:
coldandsleepy wrote:
We met a Zosia (zo-SHA) the other day. Her mom said it's the Polish version of Sophia, which I can't confirm or deny. Pretty, though.

Yes, it is the Polish form of Sophia! I love it. I briefly considered it for Zola, but was worried that it would be mispronounced by other people as Zo-si-ah or something like that.


It is the Polish form, and it is pretty!

I know a Zofia.


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 Post subject: Re: Z names!
PostPosted: Sun Oct 24, 2010 6:23 pm 
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Zinnia!

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 Post subject: Re: Z names!
PostPosted: Sun Oct 24, 2010 6:54 pm 
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zigmont.

my husband has always claimed that he would want to name a boy 'carpenter zigmont.' i guess he had a great-grandfather or something named zigmont, & they all called him 'papa ziggy.'


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Zinnia!

gah! I love it!

I recently met a baby named Zelka, I think her name sounds like she should be a superhero.

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 Post subject: Re: Z names!
PostPosted: Sun Oct 24, 2010 7:07 pm 
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katiejayne wrote:
monkeytoes wrote:
Zinnia!

gah! I love it!

I recently met a baby named Zelka, I think her name sounds like she should be a superhero.

My friend Dan has a son named Quincy and when they were pregnant with their daughter, my mom and his mom were lobbying hard for Zinnia because they thought Quincy & Zinnia would sound great together. Dan didn't go for it, but I'd name a girl Zinnia.

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monkeytoes wrote:
katiejayne wrote:
monkeytoes wrote:
Zinnia!

gah! I love it!

I recently met a baby named Zelka, I think her name sounds like she should be a superhero.

My friend Dan has a son named Quincy and when they were pregnant with their daughter, my mom and his mom were lobbying hard for Zinnia because they thought Quincy & Zinnia would sound great together. Dan didn't go for it, but I'd name a girl Zinnia.

I would totally name a girl Zinnia. I love it! Zinnia and Quincy do sound great together!

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 Post subject: Re: Z names!
PostPosted: Sun Oct 24, 2010 7:34 pm 
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Zinc is cool.

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We know a little Zelia. She's the cutest little hippie baby.

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 24, 2010 9:56 pm 
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i know a little zia. it's a super cute name. if you are looking for the z sound to start a name, i love xanthe (zan-thee), it means golden i think.


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 25, 2010 3:56 am 
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I know a three-year-old called Zaelie. It's not a name I would pick, but I do think it's pretty.

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 25, 2010 10:55 am 
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I have loved the name Zola since I saw Zola Budd run.

Unfortunately I did not have a girl but my cousin called her daughter Zola.

Zane is the best boys Z name. I know two Zephiniahs (sp?).


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 25, 2010 11:48 am 
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I would totally name a kid Zeus.

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 25, 2010 12:16 pm 
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hoveringdog wrote:
I have a theoretical future baby named Zebulon.


My husband went to high school with a guy named Zebulon! They're friends on Facebook and, judging by his pictures, Zebulon lives a pretty bro-tastic life. Which amuses me. Because his name is Zebulon.


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