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What does Drena mean?

Drena Pronunciation of Drena [drena] as a girls' name is a Greek name, and the meaning of the name Drena is "manly, virile". Drena is a variant form of Andrea (Greek): from the word "andreia".

Associated with: greek.


Drena has 1 variant: Dreena.

2 more relations via Andrea: Andrena and Drea.

Creative forms:
(female) Drenai, Drera, ..

(male) Dreno, Dreon, ..

Middle name pairings:
Drena Rosemary (D.R.), ..

How popular is Drena?

Drena is an unusual first name for females. Drena is also an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Andrea (#117 a year ago) is the only prominent varying form of Drena (outside Top 2000). Other variants, like Andrena, are seldom used. This form of Drena was at the top of its popularity during 1980-1989 (#33) and has become significantly less popular since (#117, down 74.9%). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Andrea in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Andrea outside U.S.

Similar Names

Drena is pronounced similarly to Drina. Other recommended names are Ardena, Arena, Arlena, Bena, Brana, Breana, Breina, Brenna, Breona, Brina, Bruna, Buena, Cyrena, Daena, Daina, Danna, Darina, Dawna, Dayna, Deeana, Deena, Deenya, Dena, Denah, Denay, Dene, Deona, Dereka, Deren, Digna, Dina, Dona, Doreina (see Dora), Dorena, Dorene, Dorina, Dorona, Dreama, Dreda, Drew, Drora, Duena, Erena, Erna, Irena, Iryna, Jaena, Jeena, Keena, Kena, Kerena, Larena, Marena, Meena, Morena, Nena, Orlena, Oryna, Sarena, Shena, Siena, Syrena, Teena, Tena, Terena, Treena, Treina, Trena, Tyrena, Urena, Urina, Veena, Vena and Verena. These names tend to be more commonly used than Drena.

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