Zenobia Name Meaning & Origin
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Nobie, Z, Zen, Zeena, Xena, Zee, Zennie
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Zenobia is a name of Greek origin meaning "the life of Zeus." Variants include Zenovia, Zinovia, Xenobia and Xenovia.
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Saint Zenobia of Aegae (285 AD), patron of those with breast cancer
Zenobia, queen of Palmyra
Zenobia, queen of Armenia
Zenovia Sochor, historian
Zenobia Camprubí Aymar, Spanish-American writer and poet
Zenobia Powell Perry, African-American composer
Zenovia "Jeanne" Xenakes Fey, mother of Tina Fey. Tina named her daughter Alice Zenovia (b. 2005) after her mother.
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"Zenobia", ballet by George Balanchine for Richard Rodgers's 1936 musical "On Your Toes"
Zenobia, one of the main characters in the novel "Ethan Frome" by Edith Wharton
"Zenobia", 1939 Laurel and Hardy film
Zenobia is the scientific name for the honeycup plant
Zenobia, character in the Conan the Barbarian series of comics and novels