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pinWhat does Jena mean?

Jena /je-na/ as a girls' name is of Sanskrit and Arabic origin, and the meaning of Jena is "endurance; little bird". Hindi name.


Jena has 1 variant: Jenna.

Related girl names: Gina and Jennifer.

Kreatif forms: Jeona. [more]

pinHow popular is Jena?

Jena is a very prominent first name for females (#1089 out of 4276, Top 25%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#71372 out of 150436, Top 47%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the birth name popularity of Jena for girls. Jena entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its apex position of #518 in the U.S. during 1980-1989, but is not in the list currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

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

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

Gina, Jenna (#266 a year ago) and Jennifer (#220) are the prominent varying forms of Jena. Usage of these forms of Jena was at its peak during 1980-1989 (average #180) and has become significantly diminished since (#621, 54%), with the versions Gina and Jena becoming less in vogue. Jennifer has historically been popular among parents, although Jenna appears to be gaining favor too. Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of the girl name Jena and associated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

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

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

pinSimilar Names

Jena is pronounced similarly to Ginia, Jaena, Jaina, Jana, Janai, Janea, Jayni, Jeanae, Jeanie, Jeanna, Jeena, Jenae, Jenay, Jenee, Jenie, Jennah, Jennaya, Jenney, Jina, Jinnea, Jinni, Jona, Jonae, Jonay and Junae. Other suggested similar baby names are Bena, Dena, Eena, Hena, Jama, Jan, Jann, Jean, Jeane, Jemma, Jen, Jenda, Jenn, Jenne, Jone, Juana, Kena, Lena, Nena, Rena, Sena, Tena, Vena, Xena and Zena. These names tend to be less frequently used than Jena.