Zakarriyya (Moorish Arabic): Form of Zachary (God remembers), derived from Hebrew name Zecharyah.
Zavida (Serbian): “To envy,” from root zavideti. It was superstitiously used to divert the evil eye from children. The rare modern Serbian name Zaviša descends from Zavida.
Zbignev (Slavic): “To dispel anger,” from roots zbyti and gnyevu. The modern forms are Zbigniew (Polish) and Zbygněv (Czech).
Zeisolf (German): “Tender wolf,” from roots zeiz and wolf.
Zhelimir (Slavic): Hypothetical form of modern Serbian and Croatian name Želimir (to desire peace). Its roots are zheleti (to wish, to desire) and miru (peace, world).
Zilar (Basque): “Silver.”
Zilio (Tuscan Italian)
Zorzi (Tuscan Italian): Form of George (farmer).
Zuan (Venetian Italian): Form of John (God is gracious), from Hebrew name Yochanan. The feminine form was Zuana.
Zumurrud (Moorish Arabic): “Emerald,” from Persian root zumrud.
Zalema (Juedo–Catalan, Ladino [Judeo–Spanish]): Form of Arabic name Salimah (to be safe).
Zaneta (Tuscan Italian): Nickname for Giovanna (a feminine form of John).
Zanobi (Tuscan Italian): Form of Zenobia (life of Zeus).
Zelante (Tuscan Italian)
Zezilia (Basque): Form of Cecilia (blind), from Latin root caecus.
Zita (Basque): “The lord, the master,” from Arabic root as-sayyid. The masculine form was Ziti. This is the source of El Cid’s name.
Zubayda (Judeo–Arabic): “Prime, élite, cream.”
Zubiya (Arabic): “Gazelle.”
Zuria (Basque): “White,” from root zuri.