What does Carlena mean?
Carlena /car-lena/ as a girls' name. Carlena's root is Old German, and the name Carlena means "free man". Carlena is a variant form of Carla (Old German) with the suffix -ena. Carlena is also a derivative of Carlene (Old German).
Carlena has 47 more alternative forms via Carla, Carlene: Carlah, Carle, Carleah, Carlee▼, Carleen▼, Carleesia, Carleeza, Carleigh, Carlen, Carleta, Carletha, Carlethe, Carletta, Carlette, Carley▼, Carli▼, Carlia, Carlicia, Carlie▼, Carlin, Carline, Carliqua, Carlis, Carlisa, Carlise, Carlisha, Carlisia, Carlissa, Carlissia, Carlista, Carlita, Carlla, Carlonda, Carlreca, Carly▲, Carlyjo, Carlyn, Carlyse, Karla▲, Karleen, Karlen, Karlene, Karlin, Karlita, Karlla, Karlyn and Karlynn.Kreatif forms: [more]
How popular is Carlena?
Carlena is a somewhat popular first name for females (#4262 out of 4276, Top 100%) but a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Prominent related forms of Carlena (not ranked) are Carla (#864 2 years ago), Carlee (#829), Carleen, Carleigh, Carlene, Carley, Carli, Carlie (#966), Carly (#357), Karla (#504) and Karlene. Other variants, like Karlin, are seldom used. These forms of Carlena were favored by parents in 1996 (average #623) and are somewhat less popular today (#865, down 64.3%). Karla has been the most prevalent, though Carly is now the more favored form, and Carlie is now less common. Shown below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Carlena and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Carlena is alike in pronunciation to Carlyna. Other recommended similar baby names are Caraleena, Careena, Carena, Carilena, Carlan, Carlein, Carlinda, Carling, Carllen, Carlyne, Carlynn, Carolena, Carolina▲, Charleena, Charlena, Charlene▼, Charlina, Coralena, Corlene, Darlena, Earlena and Marlena▼. These names tend to be less commonly used than Carlena.