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What does Zeno mean?

Zeno Pronunciation of Zeno as a boys' name is pronounced ZE-noh. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Zeno is "gift of Zeus". Zenon was the name of two Greek philosophers. Zeno of Verona (fourth century) was an Italian saint. Also form of Xenos.

ASSOCIATED WITH greek, gift, philosophers, saint


VARIANTS Zenon, Zino, Zinon



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How popular is Zeno?

Zeno is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#10255 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Zeno reached its peak rank of #1103 in the U.S. during 1890-1899, but is not listed currently. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Zenon is the only other prominent alternative form of Zeno. These relations of Zeno were popular as birth names a century ago (AVERAGE #1801).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Zeno, Zenon in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Zeno is pronounced similarly to Xeno and Zuni. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Akeno, Anno, Arno, Benno, Dino, Enno, Erno, Geno, Gino, Jano, Jeno, Jino, Kano, Lino, Mano, Meino, Pino, Reno, Steno, Teeno, Teino, Tino, Tyno, Zan, Zane, Zann, Zeb, Zed, Zeev, Zeke, Zenas, Zenios, Zenos, Zeph, Zero, Zeus, Zev and Zinov. These names tend to be more frequently used than Zeno.

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