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.
- A transliteration of the Russian female given name Зинаида (Zinaída).
First recorded as a given name of Latvians in the end of the 19th century. From Russian Зинаида.