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Jena

What does Jena mean?

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

Associated with: arabic, little, bird.

Variations

Jena has 1 variant: Jenna.

Related girl names: Gina and Jennifer.

Creative forms:
(female) Jene, Jeona, ..

(male) Jeer, Jeon, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jena Claudia (J.C.), ..

How 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)

Jena entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its apex position of #512 in the U.S. during 1980-1989, but is not in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jena name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related girl names. Gina (#1967 a year ago), Jenna (#298) and Jennifer (#252) are the prominent varying forms of Jena. Usage of these forms of Jena was at its peak in the 1970s (average #340) and has become significantly diminished since (#1129, 97%), with versions like Jennifer becoming less in vogue.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jena, Gina, Jenna, Jennifer in U.S.

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

Similar 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 names are Bena, Dena, Eena, Hena, Jama, Jan, Jane, Jann, Jean, Jeane, Jemma, Jen, Jenda, Jenn, Jenne, Jin, Jone, Juana, June, Jyn, Kena, Lena, Mena, Nena, Rena, Sena, Tena, Vena, Xena and Zena. These names tend to be less frequently used than Jena.

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