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Zenobia meaning and name origin

Zenobia \z(e)-no-bia\ as a girl's name is pronounced ze-NOH-bee-ah. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Zenobia is "life of Zeus". Queen Zenobia (third century BC) was ruler of the wealthy city of Palmyra in the Arabian desert. The name was revived in the 19th century, and has a quaint sound today.

Zenobia has 12 variant forms: Cenobia, Cenobie, Zeba, Zeena, Zena, Zenaida, Zenaide, Zenayda, Zenda, Zenina, Zenobie and Zenna.

For more information, see also the related name Zenia.

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Popularity of Zenobia

Zenobia is a very popular first name for females (#2044 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

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