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Zena name meaning

Last Name
238
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Zena mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Zena

User Submitted Origins

Arabic
65%
Hebrew
19%
Filipino (Philippines)
4%
Portuguese
4%
African
4%
Greek
4%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to 2 people from New York, U.S., the name Zena means "Born of Zeus".
  2. A user from Tennessee, U.S. says the name Zena means "Russian and Greek origin means belonging of Zeus".
  3. According to a user from Virginia, U.S., the name Zena means "Strength".
  4. A user from Nigeria says the name Zena is of African origin and means "Chosen".
  5. According to a user from South Africa, the name Zena means "Diamond".
  6. A submission from Florida, U.S. says the name Zena means "Beautiful or Decor" and is of Arabic origin.
  7. A submission from Australia says the name Zena means "Precious" and is of Arabic origin.
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Notable Persons Named Zena

Notable Persons Named Zena

Zena Marshall

Zena Marshall was an actor. Her career lasted from 1945 to 1967. Zena was born on January 1st, 1926 in Nairobi, Kenya. She breathed her last breath on July 10th, 2009.

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Zena Grey

Zena Grey is an actress. She has had major accomplishments since 1996. Zena was given the name Zena Lotus Grey on September 25th, 1988 in Brooklyn, New York, United States.

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Zena Walker

Zena was born on March 7th, 1934 in Birmingham. She passed away on August 24th, 2003.

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Zena McNally

Zena McNally is a contemporary r&b, hip hop music, and uk garage singing, television presenter, radio personality, and dance. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1999 to 1999. Zena was born on March 8th, 1984 in Birmingham. Zena is also known as Zena.

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Zena Dare

Zena was born on February 4th, 1887 in Chelsea, London. Zena is also known as Dones and Florence Hariette Zena. She left this life on March 11th, 1975.

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Zena Werb

Zena Werb is a in the field of cell biology.

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  • Zena Latto
    Musician
  • Zena Keefe
  • Zena Assi
    Painting

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Zena U.S.
  White 36.13% 64.26%
  African American 21.43% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 8.40% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 33.61% 16.26%

Of Last Name Zena

People with the last name Zena are most frequently White, African American, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Zena

  • How Popular is the name Zena? Zena is the 3,679th most popular name of all time. As a last name Zena was the 79,846th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Zena have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,482 babies born with the first name Zena in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zena to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Zena? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Zena first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zena is Friday, April 11th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Zena born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zena was in 1964 with a total of 222 babies.
  • Random Zena Factoid: According to the 1965 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zena is not a popular baby girl's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Illinois have the same name in 1965.
  • Weird things about the name Zena: The name spelled backwards is Anez. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Zaen. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Zena? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 238 people with the last name Zena.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Zena? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Zena as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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