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What does Amena mean?

Amena Pronunciation of Amena [ame-na] as a name for girls is an Arabic name, and Amena means "honest, faithful". Amena is an alternate form of Amina (Arabic): mother of the prophet Muhammad.

Associated with: arabic, faithful (determined).


Amena has 5 variants: Ameena, Ameenah, Aminah, Amineh and Amynah.

Creative forms:
(female) Amean, Ameta, ..

(male) Amean, Ameni, ..

Middle name pairings:
Amena Audree (A.A.), ..

How popular is Amena?

Amena is an unusual first name for females. Amena is an equally uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Amina (#303 in 2015) and Aminah (#902) are the prominent varying forms of Amena (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Amynah, are uncommon. These forms of Amena were popular with parents presently (adoption of 0.08%). Amina and Aminah are two of the more fashionable baby names in this compilation. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Amina, Aminah in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Amena and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Amena is alike in pronunciation to Amana, Amani, Emina, Imani, Yamina and Yemina. Other recommended names are Abena, Adeena, Adena, Aina, Akela, Alana, Alea, Aleena, Aleka, Alena, Alenah, Alina, Allena, Almeda, Almena, Almeta, Almina, Alona, Alvena, Alzena, Ama, Amaia, Amara, Amata, Ame, Amecia, Amelya, Amelyna (see Amelia), Amera, Amey, Amika, Amisa, Amma, Amyra, Ana, Anela, Anina, Anna, Anona, Apona, Ardena, Arena, Arene, Arina, Armen, Armina, Armona, Aruna, Asela, Atera, Avena, Ayana, Drena, Elmena, Gena, Ilena, Jaena, Jeena, Keena, Kena, Neena, Nena, Reena, Sena, Shena, Siena, Tena, Trena and Urena. These names tend to be more commonly used than Amena.

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