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Meaning and name origin

Jena \j(e)-na\ as a girl's name is of Sanskrit and Arabic origin, and the meaning of Jena is "endurance; little bird". Hindi name.


Jena has 1 variant form: Jenna.

For more information, see also related girl names Gina and Jennifer.


Jena is a very popular first name for females (#1089 out of 4276, Top 25%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Jena for girls. Jena reached its highest rank of #518 in the U.S. in 1980-1989. (2014 statistics).

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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Jena and its variant form. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Jennifer (#220), Jenna (#266), Jena and Gina. (2014 statistics).

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

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

Similar Names

Jena is also pronounced similarly to Geena, Gena, Genae, Genia, Genna, Genya, Jaena, Jaina, Jana, Janae, Janah, Janai, Janay, Janea, Jania, Janna, Jany, Jayna, Jeana, Jeanae, Jeanay, Jeanna, Jeena, Jenae, Jenai, Jenay, Jenee, Jeni, Jenie, Jennae, Jennah, Jennay, Jenni, Jenny, Jiana, Jina, Jinae, Jinia, Jinna, Joana, Johna, Jona, Jonae, Jonay, Joni, Jonna, Junae, Junia and Juno. Other suggested similar baby names are Bena, Dena, Eena, Jama, Jan, Jane, Jann, Jean, Jeane, Jemma, Jen, Jenda, Jenn, Jenne, Jone, Juana, June, Kena, Lena, Mena, Nena, Rena, Sena, Tena, Vena, Xena and Zena. These names tend to be less commonly used than Jena.