First name origins & meanings:
- Greek: Strange, foreign
- Greek: Of Zeus
First name variations: Zena, Zenna, Zenina, Zinovia, Xenon, Xenoes, Zene, Zenno, Zenny, Xeno, Zen
Last name origins & meanings:
- Italian and Greek (Zenos): from the personal name
Zeno, from the Greek personal name Zēnōn, an
ancient derivative of Zeus, name of the king of the gods in
Greek mythology. Zēnōn is the name of several saints and
martyrs venerated in the Greek Orthodox Church, and in the form
Zeno or Zenone it was also the name of a 4th-century
saint from Verona.
- Italian and Greek (Zenos): Also possibly from tsenos, Southern Italian Greek
form of Greek xenos ‘newcomer’, ‘stranger’ (see Xenos).
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