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What does Hena mean?

Hena Pronunciation of Hena [hena] as a girls' name is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Hena is "henna, camphor". Also variant of Hannah.

Associated with: arabic.


Hena has 1 variant: Hinna.

11 more related forms via Hannah: Ann, Anna, Anne, Chana, Hana, Hanah, Hanna, Hanne, Hanny, Honna and Nan.

Creative forms:
(female) Herna, Hesna, ..

(male) Hela, Heni, ..

Middle name pairings:
Hena Mira (H.M.), ..

How popular is Hena?

Hena is an uncommon first name for females but a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#121780 out of 150436, Top 81%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related girl names. Hannah (#28 last year), Anna (#44), Hanna (#523), Anne (#569), Chana (#855), Hana (#860), Ann (#893), Nan and Hanah are the prominent varying forms of Hena (unlisted) listed in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Hena was at its highest a century ago (adoption of 8.1%) and is now significantly less (adoption 1.05%, down 87%), with versions such as Anne falling out of fashion. Hana and Chana are two of the more fashionable baby names among these. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ann, Anna, Anne, Chana, Hana in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hanah, Hanna, Hannah, Nan in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Anna, Hanna, Hannah outside U.S.

Similar Names

Hena is alike in pronunciation to Hanae, Hania, Haniah, Haniya, Hannia, Hannya, Hany, Hanyah, Henia, Henie, Hennie, Honey and Honie. Other suggested similar names are Abena, Agna, Alena, Arna, Bena, Bina, Deena, Dena, Dona, Drena, Duna, Eena, Elena, Erna, Gena, Genna, Hamna, Hanan, Heda, Hedda, Hedya, Heida, Helia, Hella, Helma, Hema, Henka, Hera, Hero, Hetta, Hiba, Hind, Huda, Hynda, Ina, Jena, Jenna, Kena, Lana, Leana, Lena, Lina, Luna, Mena, Mina, Nena, Oona, Reena, Rena, Rina, Rona, Sena, Tena, Teyna, Urena, Vana, Vena, Verna, Xena, Yona, Zena and Zona. These names tend to be more commonly used than Hena.