Name origin: African or Middle Dutch.
Estimated time of the first mention of the name: circa 18th century.
Name meaning: gratitude, gratefulness, or sender.
Etymology: generally accepted origin of the name Zendaya is African, but the name can also be derived from the Middle Dutch word zenden or senden (meaning to send).
Alternative variants of the name Zendaya: Sendaya, Sendena, Zendeya, Zendena, Tendai, Tendaya, Tendeya, Zendaia.