Meaning and name origin
Ena \e-na\ as a girl's name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Ena is "renewer". From Ednah. Also anglicized form of the Gaelic name Eithne or Enat, and short for names ending with -ena (compare Ina). The name became popular because of Queen Victoria's granddaughter Princess Ena, who had her name misread by the minister who baptised her. The original intended name was Eva.
For more information, see also the related girl name Edna.
Ena is a very popular first name for females (#1673 out of 4276, Top 39%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Ena for girls. Ena reached its highest rank of #586 in the U.S. in 1900-1909. (2014 statistics).
Ena▼ is also pronounced similarly to Agna, Aina, Ana▲, Ania, Anna, Anya▲, Eanna, Ennya, Enya, Euna, Iana, Inah, Iona▼, Oni, Oona, Una▼, Unah, Unna, Wina, Yana, Yna and Yona. Other suggested similar baby names are Eba, Eda▼, Efa, Ela, Elna▼, Em, Ema, Emma▲, Enda, Enza, Erna▼, Etna and Ewa. These names tend to be less commonly used than Ena.