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DLaderBeal Mon 25-Nov-19 17:09:48

Thoughts please on this girl’s name?

TheLovleyChebbyMcGee Mon 25-Nov-19 17:10:35

Not my cup of tea, sounds too like the Zika virus!!

sleepismysuperpower1 Mon 25-Nov-19 17:10:59

I haven't heard of it before but i think it is gorgeous. would it be pronounced Zee-va or Zi-va?

UpperLowercaseSymbolNumber Mon 25-Nov-19 17:11:26

Too much like Zika virus for me sorry

fluffygal Mon 25-Nov-19 17:12:13

I do like a girl's name beginning with Z, my youngests name begins with Z!

StealthPolarBear Mon 25-Nov-19 17:13:47

Yes too simiaor to zika sorry

KindnessCrusader Mon 25-Nov-19 17:13:57

Nice sound but my first thought was 'is that the deadly virus?' (no, as it turns out!)

MisterT373 Mon 25-Nov-19 17:16:13

One of the female characters in NCIS - it is Hebrew for "radiance"

Dyra Mon 25-Nov-19 17:16:44

I'm afraid my first thought was Zika upon reading it too.

Saying it aloud though (Zee-va), it does sound quite nice.

TiceCream Mon 25-Nov-19 17:17:31

It makes me think of the daffodil with the same name. To be fair it’s a very nice daffodil.

CherryValance Mon 25-Nov-19 17:23:43

Pretty Hebrew name. I like it.

MrsNoMopp Mon 25-Nov-19 17:25:12

Unfortunately the virus was my first thought too.

percheron67 Mon 25-Nov-19 17:31:02

Sounds like an oral contraceptive.

Omashu Mon 25-Nov-19 18:42:23

Ziva the Diva

Practicalmagico Mon 25-Nov-19 18:44:27

Interesting and unusual! Better than another Ava or Emily

DLaderBeal Mon 25-Nov-19 18:49:23

It’s “Zee-va”, Hebrew. I love short, strong but pretty names and this is one that’s been on my mind; I used to know a lovely Ziva.

Also like names like Noor, Vashti, Zosia, Tamar, Anouk...

CravingCheese Mon 25-Nov-19 19:11:21

Doesn't it also mean gonorrhea in Hebrew?
but I might be wrong... I just remember watching NCIS with an Israeli roommate.

Marcipex Mon 25-Nov-19 19:20:26

I know a lovely Ziva of about seven. Nice change from the Lila Lola Layla Lyra of her year group.

Ginger1982 Mon 25-Nov-19 20:14:33

Do you watch NCIS by any chance?

Crocky Mon 25-Nov-19 20:29:25

Ziva David. Only time I have heard the name. I like it.

aibutohavethisusername Mon 25-Nov-19 21:18:30

I love Noor and Anouk.

TatianaLarina Mon 25-Nov-19 22:06:00

I like it. Probably prefer Zena but it’s more common.

Also like Viva (pronounced Veeva).

Disfordarkchocolate Mon 25-Nov-19 22:07:14

Makes me think you are an NCIS fan but I do like it.

RolytheRhino Mon 25-Nov-19 22:09:38

Lovely. We had a cat called that, named after the one on NCIS.

OverByYer Mon 25-Nov-19 22:09:46

I’ve never heard of it before, but I actually like it. Even moved that it’s a traditional name.

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