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pinWhat does Gena mean?

Gena /gena/ as a girls' name. Gena's name origins are Greek, Old French and French, and the name Gena means "noble aristocrat; juniper tree". Gena is an alternate form of Eugenia (Greek): feminine of Greek Eugenios. Gena is also a derivative of Geneva (Old French): name of the Swiss city. Gena is also used as a variation of Genevieve (French) and Gina.


Gena has 6 variants: Geena, Genia, Genie, Gennie, Genny and Ginna.

Gena has 10 more different relations via Eugenia, Geneva, Genevieve, Gina: Eugena, Geina, Gene, Geneve, Genevia, Genevra, Jeena, Jena, Jenna and Jenny.

Kreatif forms: Giuna, Gwena. [more]

pinHow popular is Gena?

Gena is a very prominent first name for females (#879 out of 4276, Top 21%) and a slightly less prominent surname for all people (#84968 out of 150436, Top 56%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Shown below is the baby name popularity of Gena for girls. Gena reached its top position of #508 in the U.S. during the years 1960-1969, but is not listed currently. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Gena name in U.S.

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

Prominent varying forms of Gena appearing in the Top 1000 are Eugenia, Gene, Geneva, Genevieve (#210 from current records), Genie, Gina, Jena, Jenna (#266) and Jenny (#822). Other forms, like Ginna, are uncommon. These forms of Gena reached the peak of their popularity 3 decades ago (median #599) and are somewhat less conventional today (#829, 58% less), with versions such as Jenny becoming less fashionable. Genevieve and Jenna are two of the more trendy birth names in this compilation, with Genevieve enjoying a resurgence in popularity.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Gena, Eugenia, Gene, Geneva, Genevieve in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Genie, Gina, Jena, Jenna, Jenny in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jenna, Jenny outside U.S.

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Gena is alike in pronunciation to Genae, Genaya, Genni, Gianna, Ginia, Ginni, Ginny, Ginya, Jaena, Jana, Janae, Janay, Jania, Jany, Jeanae, Jeanay, Jeanna, Jenae, Jeni, Jenie, Jennay, Jenni, Joana, Jonna and Junae. Other recommended similar baby names are Bena, Dena, Eena, Gaenna, Gana, Ganah, Gayna, Gem, Gemma, Guenna, Gunna, Gwen, Gwenn, Gwenna, Hena, Kena, Lena, Mena, Nena, Rena, Sena, Tena, Vena, Xena and Zena. These names tend to be less frequently used than Gena.