Zeno name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Zeno

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from Canada says the name Zeno is of Fiction origin and means "Zeus's gift".
  2. A user from Florida, U.S. says the name Zeno is of Greek origin and means "God-like".
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  1. Ancient Greek philosopher who founded the Stoic school (circa 335-263 BC)
  2. Ancient Greek philosopher who formulated paradoxes that defended the belief that motion and change are illusory (circa 495-430 BC)

Via Latin Zēno, from Ancient Greek Ζήνων (Zḗnōn), an ancient derivative of Ζεύς (Zeús). Modern scientific and philosophical use derives from Zeno of Elea, poser of Zeno's paradoxes.

  1. A male given name from Ancient Greek.

Zeno was also found in the following language(s): Italian

Notable Persons Named Zeno

Notable Persons Named Zeno

Zeno of Elea

Zeno of Elea was a philosopher. Zeno was born in -490 in Velia. He died in -430.

Zeno of Citium

Zeno of Citium was a philosopher. Zeno was born in -334 in Kition. He died in -262.


Zeno is a monarch. He holds the title Emperor of the Byzantine Empire and Emperorof theByzantine Empire. He was most active from 474 to 475.

Zeno Roth

Zeno Roth is a hard rock, blues rock, pop rock, heavy metal music, neoclassical metal, and classical music musician and songwriter. He plays Guitar, Keyboard instrument, Bass guitar, Drum kit, and Vocals. Zeno was born on June 30th, 1956 in Düsseldorf, Germany. Zeno is also known as Hans Joachim Roth.

Zeno Vendler

Zeno was born on December 22nd, 1921 in Devecser. He breathed his last breath on January 13th, 2004.

Zeno Scudder

Zeno Scudder was a President of the, Member of the, Presidentof the, Massachusetts State Senate, and Massachusetts Senate. Zeno was born on August 18th, 1807 in Barnstable, Massachusetts. He breathed his last breath on June 26th, 1857.

  • Zeno Colò

Notable Persons With the Last Name Zeno

Notable Persons With the Last Name Zeno


Zeno is a monarch. He holds the title Emperor of the Byzantine Empire and Emperorof theByzantine Empire. He was most active from 474 to 475.

Thierry Zéno

Thierry Zéno is an author, filmmaker, and filmmaking. Thierry was born on April 22nd, 1950 in Namur.

Giuseppe Zeno

Giuseppe Zeno is an actor. Giuseppe was born on May 8th, 1976 in Naples, Campania, Italy.

Reniero Zeno

He breathed his last breath on July 7th, 1268.

Carlo Zeno

Carlo was born in 1333. He passed away on March 8th, 1418.

Muhammad Bin Jamil Zeno

Muhammad was born in 1925. He passed away on October 8th, 2010.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Zeno U.S.
  White 30.15% 64.26%
  African American 50.70% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.90% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 16.40% 16.26%

Of Last Name Zeno

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

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Fun Facts about the name Zeno

  • How Popular is the name Zeno? Zeno is the 9,563rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Zeno was the 10,505th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Zeno have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,222 babies born with the first name Zeno in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zeno to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Zeno? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1883 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Zeno first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zeno is Thursday, January 19th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Zeno born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zeno was in 2018 with a total of 38 babies.
  • Random Zeno Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zeno is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Zeno: The name spelled backwards is Onez. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Enzo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Zeno? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,055 people with the last name Zeno.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Zeno? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Zeno as their last name.
  • Zeno name meaning

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