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Meaning and name origin
Gena \ge-na\ as a girl's name has the meaning "noble aristocrat; juniper tree" and is a variant of Eugenia (Greek): feminine of Greek Eugenios or Latin Eugenius (see Eugene). Also a variant of Geneva (Old French): may refer to the Swiss city or refer to the juniper tree, whose old Dutch name was "genever", hence "gin", which is flavored with juniper berries. Gena is also used as a variant of Genevieve (French): possibly (Old German) "white wave" or (Celtic) "of the race of women". The name Gena is also a variation of Gina.
Gena is also pronounced similarly to Geenia, Geenya, Genae, Genaya, Genna, Genni, Genya, Geonna, Giana, Ginia, Ginya, Jaena, Jana, Jeana, Jeena, Jena, Jenae, Jenai, Jenay, Jeni, Jenna, Jina and Jona. Other suggested similar baby names are Bena, Dena, Eena, Gaenna, Gana, Ganah, Gayna, Geana, Geina, Gem, Gemma, Gene, Guenna, Gunna, Gwen, Gwenn, Gwenna, Kena, Lena, Mena, Nena, Rena, Sena, Tena, Vena, Xena and Zena.
Gena is a very popular first name for females (#879 out of 4276) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#63883 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).
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