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Zena

What does Zena mean?

Zena Pronunciation of Zena [zena] as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Zena is "guest, stranger". Variant of Xenia. Also is a short form of Zenobia. Tennis player Zina Garrison.

Associated with: greek.

Variations

Zena has 6 variants: Zeena, Zeenia, Zeenya, Zenia, Zenya and Zina.

Affiliated girl name: Zinaida.

12 more relations via Xenia, Zenobia, Zina: Xeenia, Xena, Xia, Zaina, Zeba, Zenaida, Zenaide, Zenayda, Zenda, Zenina, Zenna and Zyna.

Creative forms:
(female) Zenai, Zuna, ..

(male) Zenac, Zene, ..

Middle name pairings:
Zena Natasha (Z.N.), ..

How popular is Zena?

Zena is a very prominent first name for women (#1791 out of 4276, Top 42%) and a slightly less prominent last name for both adults and children (#85643 out of 150436, Top 57%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Zena reached its highest rank of #783 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Zena name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Zena outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Zaina (#1862 in recent rankings), Zina, Zenobia, Xena and Xenia are the popular related forms of Zena ranked in the Top 2000. Usage of these relations of Zena was widespread 2 decades ago (average #1682) and is now significantly diminished, with the form Xena becoming somewhat outmoded.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Zena, Xena, Xenia, Zaina, Zenobia, Zina in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Zena and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Zena is alike in pronunciation to Ciana, Sanna, Seana, Seanna, Sena, Siena, Sienna, Signa, Sina, Sonia, Sonja, Sonya, Xeni, Zahna, Zana, Zanna, Zayna, Zaynah, Zinnia, Zinnya, Zinya, Zoanna, Zona, Zonia and Zuni. Other suggested similar names are Alena, Avena, Bena, Berna, Buena, Buna, Byna, Dana, Dena, Drena, Eena, Erna, Etna, Euna, Geina, Gena, Gina, Hana, Hena, Jena, Keana, Kena, Lana, Lena, Meena, Mena, Merna, Nena, Olena, Orna, Penna, Rana, Rena, Reyna, Rina, Teana, Tena, Tina, Urena, Vena, Venna, Verna, Zea, Zelina, Zelma, Zeta, Zin, Zora, Zuma and Zyta. These names tend to be less frequently used than Zena.

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