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Meaning and name origin

Gena \ge-na\ as a girl's name is of Greek, Old French and French origin, and the meaning of Gena is "noble aristocrat; juniper tree". Gena 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), Gina.

Gena has 6 variant forms: Geena, Genia, Genie, Gennie, Genny, Ginna.


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).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Gena for girls (2015 statistics).

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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Gena and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Eugenia, Gena, Geneva, Genevieve, Genie and Gina. (2015 statistics).

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Genevieve, Gina outside U.S.

Similar Names

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. These names tend to be less commonly used than Gena.


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