ZENOBIA
GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Ζηνοβια (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: zə-NO-bee-ə (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
Means "life of Zeus", derived from Greek Ζηνο (Zeno), a prefix form of the name of ZEUS, combined with βιος (bios) "life". This was the name of a 3rd-century queen of Palmyra. After claiming the title 'Queen of the East' and expanding her realm into Roman territory she was defeated by emperor Aurelian.
Related Names
MASCULINE FORM: Zenobios
OTHER LANGUAGES: Zenovia, Zinovia (Greek), Zinoviya (Russian)
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