Zamiya is a female first name.
… it’s a special occasion. That’s because the name Zamiya is quite rare in the US. While it’s still a name in use, lately, only approximately 2 out of 100,000 girls have been named Zamiya. In the SmartGenius ranking, Zamiya is #3,844 on the list of most common girls names. If you polled the whole US population – children, adults and seniors – you’d find less than one in 10,000 to be named Zamiya.
It is not so easy to find a woman or girl named Zamiya in the USA. Although the name is not sooooo rare overall, it is only at home in a few selected regions of the USA. In the entire United States there are currently a total of 119 women and girls named Zamiya, but there are vast areas of the country where not a single person with this name can be found. In fact, the 119 women and girls named Zamiya live in no more than 8 different states, including for example Florida, Georgia, Michigan, Mississippi and North Carolina. In all other 42 states, there are no – or, to be precise, less than a handful – women called Zamiya. (To explain: The official statistics provide the data per state only if at least five women with a specific name live in the same state. So, it’s quite possible that there are one or two states where someone with the name Zamiya lives although the name is not listed in the official statistics. Should you be one of those rare people whose name is Zamiya and you live outside the states highlighted on the map, please let us know so we can improve our statistics.). The state with the most girls and women named Zamiya relative to its female population is Mississippi. And even there, only one in 119,794 women and girls would raise her hand if you asked, who is called Zamiya.
Well, you might say, you probably figured that out yourself! But what you might not know is: The letter Z is quite rare as a first letter for girls' names: only 1.9% of all common girls' names in the US begin with Z. By the way, the most common first letters of girls' names are A, S and M, while U, X and Q are the least common initials of girls' names.
With six letters, the name Zamiya is of average length. In fact, 28% of all common first names in the US consist of exactly six letters. 24% of all first names are shorter, while 48% have seven letters or more. On average, first names in the US (not counting hyphenated names) are 6.5 letters long. There are no significant differences between boys' and girls' names.
That means that with 1.9% of all girls' names beginning with a Z, this initial letter is less common than the other letters on average. Nevertheless, there are girls' names with Z that are quite popular, the most common at present is Zoe.
If your name is Zamiya and someone asks after your name, you can of course just tell them what it is. But sometimes that isn't so easy - what if it's too loud, and you don't understand them well? Or what if the other person is so far away that you can see them but not hear them? In these situations, you can communicate your name in so many other ways: you call spell it, sign it, or even use a flag to wave it...
So that everyone really understands you when you have to spell the name Zamiya, you can simply say:
Braille is made up of dots, which the blind and visually impaired can feel to read words.
Just use American Sign Language!
These flags are used for maritime communication - each flag represents a letter.
In the navy, sailors of two ships might wave flags to each other to send messages. A sailor holds two flags in specific positions to represent different letters.
In Morse code, letters and other characters are represented only by a series of short and long tones. For example, a short tone followed by a long tone stands for the letter A. Zamiya sounds like this: