US Popularity:3959
Meaning:Belonging to Zeus; Hospitable; Belonging to Zeus
Zena is a feminine name of Greek origin, meaning “belonging to Zeus.” It is a variation of the names Xenia and Zenobia, meaning “hospitable” and “life of Zeus,” respectively. In Greek mythology, Zeus is the god of the sky and is considered to be a protector, supreme ruler, and father to all gods and humans. This name is symbolic of protection and compassion, reminding baby Zena that they can always find comfort and safety with their loved ones.

Zena Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Zena is currently #1346 on The Bump
Girl:Zena is currently #975 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Zena is currently #3959 in U.S. births
Girl:Zena is currently #2202 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 62
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • 100,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lansky, pg. 319

  • Behind the Name, Zena, July 2008

  • Behind the Name, Xenia, May 2020

  • Online Etymology Dictionary, Xenia, October 2017

  • Online Etymology Dictionary, Zenobia, October 2017

  • Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Zenobius

  • Britannica, Zeus, Greek god, December 2023

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