Variant forms share the origin and meaning of Zena.
Zena is a variant of the name Athena (English, German, and Greek).
Zena is also a diminutive form of the name Rosina (English, German, Italian, and Spanish) in the English language.
Zena is also a variant spelling of the name Xenia (English, German, Greek, Italian, and Romanian) in the English, Greek, Italian, and Romanian languages.
Zena is also a diminutive form of the name Zenobia (English, Italian, Polish, and Romanian).
Zena is also a variant of the name Zina (Czech, English, Greek, and Russian).
See also the related form, the English Zona.
Zena is unusual as a baby girl name. Its usage peaked modestly in 1964 with 0.011% of baby girls being given the name Zena. It was #696 in rank then. The baby name has experienced a marked decline in frequency since then, and is of only sporadic use now. Among the family of girl names directly linked to Zena, Athena was the most popular in 2018.
† English pronunciation for Zena: Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"