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Gender: Male Origin of Zeno: Anglicized form of Greek Zenon, related to Zeus, king of the gods

The name Zeno is a boy's name of Greek origin. Zeno and is often added to lists like Cool Boy Names From Around the World and discussed in our forums with posts like "Heaven, Hell, Purgatory - Royal names!".

From the experts:

Zeno, the name of two ancient philosophers, has a muscular dynamism that's lightened by its cheerful final vowel, resulting in a kind of offbeat sci-fi feel. Zeno of Citium was the founder of the Stoic school of thought, Zeno of Elea was another early, original Greek thinker, famed for his Paradoxes.

Zeno Cosini is the protagonist of the Italo Svevo novel Confessions of Zeno.

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Famous People Named Zeno

Pop Culture References for the name Zeno

Zeno the twin of Zatch in the anime "Zatch Bell"

Zenas, Zinon, Zenon, Zino, Zenan


seiryuu03 Says:


This is the name of my favorite anime character, Zeno, from Yona of the Dawn.

So obviously, it's a great name!

EW314 Says:


It is cool, definitely better than Zeus. It does make me think of the word "xenophobe", though, which isn't great.

fuzzycub Says: