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What does Zena mean?

Zena Pronunciation of 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. Also form of Zinaida.




VARIANTS Zeena, Zeenia, Zeenya, Zenia, Zenya, Zina

RELATIONS VIA XENIA, ZENOBIA, ZINA Xeenia, Xena, Xia, Zaina, Zeba, Zenaida, Zenaide, Zenayda, Zenda, Zenina, Zenna, Zyna



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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. (2018 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?

Xena (#1322 IN RECENT RANKINGS), Zaina (#1424), Xenia, Zenobia and Zina 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 somewhat less today (#1791, 29%), with the form Zina 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-sounding 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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