Zeno

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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Zeno

"Zeno" is a name of Greek origin, and it means "Guest, host". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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  1. Ancient Greek philosopher who founded the Stoic school (circa 335-263 BC)
  2. Ancient Greek philosopher who formulated paradoxes that defended the belief that motion and change are illusory (circa 495-430 BC)
Wiktionary

Via Latin Zēno, from Ancient Greek Ζήνων (Zḗnōn), an ancient derivative of Ζεύς (Zeús). Modern scientific and philosophical use derives from Zeno of Elea, poser of Zeno's paradoxes.

  1. A male given name.

Zeno was also found in the following language(s): Italian

Notable Persons Named Zeno

Zeno of Elea was a philosopher. Zeno was born in -490 in Velia. He died in -430.

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Zeno of Citium was a philosopher. Zeno was born in -334 in Kition. He died in -262.

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Zeno is a monarch. He holds the title Emperor of the Byzantine Empire and Emperorof theByzantine Empire. He was most active from 474 to 475.

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Zeno Roth is a hard rock, blues rock, pop rock, heavy metal music, neoclassical metal, and classical music musician and songwriter. He plays Guitar, Keyboard instrument, Bass guitar, Drum kit, and Vocals. Zeno was born on June 30th, 1956 in Düsseldorf, Germany. Zeno is also known as Hans Joachim Roth.

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Zeno was born on December 22nd, 1921 in Devecser. He breathed his last breath on January 13th, 2004.

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Zeno Scudder was a President of the, Member of the, Presidentof the, Massachusetts State Senate, and Massachusetts Senate. Zeno was born on August 18th, 1807 in Barnstable, Massachusetts. He breathed his last breath on June 26th, 1857.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Zeno

Zeno is a monarch. He holds the title Emperor of the Byzantine Empire and Emperorof theByzantine Empire. He was most active from 474 to 475.

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Thierry Zéno is an author, filmmaker, and filmmaking. Thierry was born on April 22nd, 1950 in Namur.

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Giuseppe Zeno is an actor. Giuseppe was born on May 8th, 1976 in Naples, Campania, Italy.

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He breathed his last breath on July 7th, 1268.

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Carlo was born in 1333. He passed away on March 8th, 1418.

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Muhammad was born in 1925. He passed away on October 8th, 2010.

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How popular is the baby name Zeno in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1883 6 0 6
1890 9 0 9
1893 6 0 6
1894 9 0 9
1896 6 0 6
1897 6 0 6
1900 5 0 5
1902 12 0 12
1905 9 0 9
1907 5 0 5
1908 5 0 5
1910 6 0 6
1912 10 0 10
1913 11 0 11
1914 14 0 14
1915 24 0 24
1916 21 0 21
1917 12 0 12
1918 24 0 24
1919 19 0 19
1920 24 0 24
1921 19 0 19
1922 23 0 23
1923 9 0 9
1924 16 0 16
1925 15 0 15
1926 22 0 22
1927 13 0 13
1928 19 0 19
1929 14 0 14
1930 19 0 19
1931 7 0 7
1932 14 0 14
1933 14 0 14
1934 6 0 6
1935 16 0 16
1936 10 0 10
1937 10 0 10
1938 11 0 11
1939 10 0 10
1940 10 0 10
1941 8 0 8
1942 7 0 7
1943 8 0 8
1944 5 0 5
1945 7 0 7
1946 7 0 7
1947 13 0 13
1949 8 0 8
1950 6 0 6
1951 12 0 12
1952 13 0 13
1953 10 0 10
1954 8 0 8
1955 8 0 8
1956 10 0 10
1957 8 0 8
1958 10 0 10
1959 15 0 15
1960 6 0 6
1961 8 0 8
1962 11 0 11
1963 9 0 9
1964 5 0 5
1965 8 0 8
1966 9 0 9
1967 5 0 5
1968 6 0 6
1969 8 0 8
1971 5 0 5
1972 7 0 7
1974 8 0 8
1975 7 0 7
1976 6 0 6
1977 8 0 8
1980 6 0 6
1981 7 0 7
1982 9 0 9
1984 5 0 5
1985 9 0 9
1986 6 0 6
1987 6 0 6
1989 5 0 5
1990 8 0 8
1991 7 0 7
1993 7 0 7
1994 8 0 8
1995 7 0 7
1996 7 0 7
1997 9 0 9
1998 10 0 10
2000 6 0 6
2001 8 0 8
2002 6 0 6
2003 5 0 5
2004 12 0 12
2005 8 0 8
2006 11 0 11
2007 5 0 5
2008 18 0 18
2009 7 0 7
2010 12 0 12
2011 13 0 13
2012 15 0 15
2013 14 0 14
2014 25 0 25
2015 23 0 23
2016 26 0 26
2017 24 0 24

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Popularity of Zeno as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Zeno U.S.
  White 30.15% 64.26%
  African American 50.70% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.90% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 16.40% 16.26%

Of Last Name Zeno

People with the last name Zeno are most frequently White, African American, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Zeno

  • How Popular is the name Zeno? Zeno is the 9,635th most popular name of all time. As a last name Zeno was the 10,505th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Zeno have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,153 babies born with the first name Zeno in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zeno to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Zeno? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1883 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Zeno first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zeno is Thursday, January 19th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Zeno born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zeno was in 2016 with a total of 26 babies.
  • Random Zeno Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zeno is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Zeno: Your name in reverse order is Onez. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nzoe. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Zeno? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,055 people with the last name Zeno.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Zeno? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Zeno as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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