Zuzu Name Meaning & Origin

Zuzu

Pronunciation: ZOO-zoo (key)

Many Americans get a warm glow from the name Zuzu, thanks to its role in the film It's a Wonderful Life. If you're drawn to it but skittish, try it as a nickname. Zuzu comes from Zuzana, a Czech/Slovak form of Susana, and you can use it as pet form of any name in the Susan family.

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also a nickname for Nonzuzo

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My daughter's( 5) name is Nonzuzo Labahle Dlamini. Her elder sister Nomvuyo (9) nicknamed her Zuzu when she was a baby. She became Zuzu ever since. She's very smart even at school the teachers say she is above average.

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Mzuzu which in my language means 'a minute' and Mzuzwana which means 'a second' and 'zoo'. I sometimes call my daughter 'zuzu-girl'.

"Zu".

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Zuzu (the character from It's a Wonderful Life) got her name from a brand of gingersnap cookies. Hence the quote, "Zuzu, my little gingersnap."

Zuzu means "sweet" in Yiddish and "lily" in Czech.

In China, Zuzu means "little pearl", referring to a perfect child.

There is a village in Lagos, Nigeria called Zuzu.

The Zuzu is a succulent native plant to Zanzibar, Tanzania and other areas of East Africa with dry climates with periods of heavy rain. It is also called the arum fern, aroid palm, eternity plant, fat boy Zanzibar gem and money plant. While zuzus can survive long periods without water, it is a myth that they never need watering.

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A local DJ Zanele "Zuzu" Nxumalo. Zuzu Angel (June 5, 1921 – April 14, 1976), was a Brazilian-American fashion designer, who became famous for opposing the Brazilian military dictatorship after the forced disappearance of her son Stuart. Zuzu was also mother of journalist Hildegard Angel. Zuzu Angel was an iconic fashion designer during the 70's. Her works were applauded in New York, Madrid and, of course, Rio De Janeiro. Her happy and uplifting style still defines Brazilian fashion, even three decades after her tragic demise.
There is a famous dog named Zuzu. It is owned by Mihika.
Zuzu Audrey Peterson (b. 2011), daughter of pastry chef and former Top Chef Just Desserts contestant Tania Peterson

Zuzu in song, story & screen: | Edit

Of course, It's a Wonderful Life.
Zuzu the Band Leader (1913) is a lost film starring many of silent era's greats.
Zuzu (1934) was a French film staring Josephine Baker as Zuzu, a great success in Paris.
Zuzu Moon, a recurring character in the television show "The Latest Buzz"
Zuzu is a little purple monster from Takalani Sesame, South Africa's Sesame Street co-production. Zuzu speaks Sesotho and English.
Say Zuzu, a band
http://www.emusic.com/artist/Say-Zuzu-MP3-Download/11623008.html

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