Meaning and Origin of: Zeno

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Greek : Strange, foreign
  • Greek : Of Zeus

Boy name variations

Family name origins & meanings

  • Italian and Greek (Zenos) : from the personal nameZeno, from the Greek personal name Zēnōn, an ancient derivative of Zeus, name of the king of the gods in Greek mythology. Zēnōn is the name of several saints and martyrs venerated in the Greek Orthodox Church, and in the formZeno or Zenone it was also the name of a 4th-century saint from Verona.
  • Italian and Greek (Zenos) : Also possibly from tsenos, Southern Italian Greek form of Greek xenos ‘newcomer’, ‘stranger’ (see Xenos).