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What does Gena mean?

Gena \ge-na\ as a girls' name means "noble aristocrat; juniper tree". Gena is a form of Eugenia (Greek). Gena is also a derivative of Geneva (Old French). 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 49 more different forms via Eugenia, Geneva, Genevieve, Gina: Eugena, Eugenie, Eugina, Evgenia, Evgenija, Evgeniya, Geana, Geanndra, Geina, Genalyn, Genavieve, Gene, Geneene, Genelle, Genette, Geneve, Geneveeve, Genever, Genevia, Genevie, Genevra, Genevre, Genivee, Genivieve, Genovefa, Genoveffa, Genovera, Genoveva, Ginamaria, Ginebra, Gineen, Ginelle, Ginette, Ginevra, Ginevre, Janeva, Janevra, Janie, Jeena, Jena, Jenevieve, Jenna, Jennie, Jenny, Jenovefa, Jineeva, Jineva, Joneva and Jonevah.


Gena is a very prominent first name for females (#879 out of 4276, Top 21%) and a slightly less prominent surname for all people (#63883 out of 88799, Top 72%). (2000 U.S. Census)

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. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

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

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

Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of Gena and corresponding names. Prominent varying forms of Gena are Eugenia, Eugenie, Gene, Geneva, Genevieve (#210 the previous year), Genie, Genoveva, Gina, Janie, Jena, Jenna (#266), Jennie and Jenny (#822). These girl names reached the peak of their popularity during the years 1880-1889 and have become much less widespread since, with versions such as Genoveva, Gina, Janie, Jennie and Jenny falling out of fashion. Genevieve (#210) and Jenna (#266) are two of the more trendy birth names in this compilation, with Genevieve enjoying a resurgence in popularity. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

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

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

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

Similar Names

Gena is alike in pronunciation to Geenia, Geenya, Genae, Genaya, Genna, Genni, Genya, Geonna, Giana, Ginia, Ginya, Jaena, Jana, Jeana, Jenae, Jenai, Jenay, Jeni, Jina and Jona. Other recommended similar baby names are Bena, Dena, Eena, Gaenna, Gana, Ganah, Gayna, Gem, Gemma, Guenna, Gunna, Gwen, Gwenn, Gwenna, Kena, Lena, Mena, Nena, Rena, Sena, Tena, Vena, Xena and Zena. These names tend to be less frequently used than Gena.