Zinaida

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See also: Zinaīda

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Russian Зинаида (Zinaída), cognate with the English historical name Zenaida, from Ancient Greek Ζηναΐς (Zēnaís), meaning "belonging to Ζεύς (Zeus)". Name of a first century saint venerated in the Eastern Orthodox Church.

Proper noun[edit]

Zinaida

  1. A transliteration of the Russian female given name Зинаида (Zinaída).

Latvian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First recorded as a given name of Latvians in the end of the 19th century. From Russian Зинаида (Zinaida).

Proper noun[edit]

Zinaida f

  1. A female given name.
  2. A transliteration of the Russian female given name Зинаида (Zinaida).

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Klāvs Siliņš: Latviešu personvārdu vārdnīca. Riga "Zinātne" 1990, ISBN 5-7966-0278-0
  • [1] Population Register of Latvia: Zinaida was the only given name of 4620 persons in Latvia on May 21st 2010, including Russian speakers.