Zoila was the real first name of legendary Peruvian soprano Yma Sumac
Zenaida is the name of a 1st century Christian saint
Zandra is the phonetic version of Xandra, diminutive form of Alexandra
Iolanthe is a Greek form of Yolanda
Xenia is also the Greek concept of hospitality
In 2012, more American females were named Xandria (25) than Xandra (12)
In Greek mythology, Zeus was the youngest son of Cronus and Rhea and supreme ruler of Mount Olympus
In 2012, Zeno was just as popular in the USA as Yovanni, Denzell and Vijay with 15 male births for each name
Zander the Great is the title of a 1925 silent film starring Marion Davies
The most famous Xenophon is a Greek historian, soldier, mercenary and philosopher, a contemporary of Socrates and Plato
Thora never made the Top 500 USA girls name, but it did reach No. 626 in 1884.
Burton was a consistent Top 300 American baby boy name from 1911 to 1938. High rank: No. 222 in 1925.
In the USA, Casey evolved from a nickname to a boys given name to a unisex name
Although they sound exactly alike, Dunja is not related to Dunya at all. Dunya is a nickname for Russian girls, a Middle Eastern name and also an Arabic word meaning “world.”