Given Name ZENAIDA

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: Late Greek
OTHER SCRIPTS: Ζηναιδα (Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

Apparently a Greek derivative of Ζηναις (Zenais), which was derived from the name of the Greek god ZEUS. This was the name of a 1st-century saint who was a doctor with her sister Philonella.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Zénaïde (French), Zinaida, Zina (Russian)


Orthodox Saints, saints, uncertain etymology
Entry updated December 8, 2017