[ 2 syll. zi-na, zin-a ] The baby girl name Zina is pronounced as ZIY-Naa- †. Zina's language of origin is Old Greek and African-Nsenga, and it is used largely in the Czech, English, Greek, and Russian languages. From African-Nsenga roots, its meaning is 'name'.
In addition, Zina is a variant spelling (Czech, English, Greek, and Russian) of the English, German, Greek, Italian, and Romanian Xenia.
Zina is also a derivative (Czech, English, and Russian) of the English, Greek, Italian, Romanian, and Polish Zena.
Zina is also a contraction (Czech, English, and Russian) of the English, Italian, Polish, and Romanian Zenobia.
Zina is also a contraction (Czech, English, and Russian) of the Latvian and Russian Zinaida.
Zina is unusual as a baby name for girls. Its usage peaked modestly in 1964 with 0.041% of baby girls being given the name Zina. Its ranking then was #339. The baby name has since dropped out of favor, and is currently used only on a very light scale. Among all girl names in its group, Zina was nonetheless the most commonly used in 2012.
† Pronunciation for Zina: Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"
A famous person named Zina is Zina Garrison, Tennis Player, born November 16, 1963, Houston, Texas.