Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Zenobius m. A derivative of Ancient Greek Ζήνων, a given name derived from Ancient Greek Ζεύς 'Zeus'.

The name of a 3rd C Byzantine martyr and 4th-5th C Italian saint.

1366 Zanobi (gen) Livi 11, Zanobii (gen) ibid. 11, Zanobius (nom) ibid. 9, Zenobius (nom) ibid. 68; 1367 Zenobii (gen) ibid. 140, Zenobius (nom) ibid. 127; 1368 Zanobius (nom) ibid. 213, Zenobio (abl) ibid. 234; 1369 Zenobio (abl) ibid. 239; 1370 Zenobii (gen) ibid. 261
1429–1430 Zanobi DiaryLMA p. 207
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Zenobius". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2020, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2020/1/name/Zenobius.