- English: Everything that is good and beautiful; Zane is the masculine version of Zein, meaning ornaments or anything that will make a person look or be more beautiful and attractive. Zane is also a varaint of John.
- Hebrew: Everything that is good and beautiful; also ornament or decoration
Queen of Palmyra, Zenobia, lived in the third century and was known as the "warrior queen." She led her people in a war against Rome, much like Boudica did in England. Zenobia claimed to be a descendent of Cleopatra (of Egypt) and, indeed, came from a long history of Syrian and Abyssinian queens, including the Queen of Sheba.