What does Jenna mean?
Jenna [jen-na] as a girls' name is pronounced JEN-ah. It is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Jenna is "heaven". Also fanciful alteration of Jenny with the -a ending; diminutive of Jennifer; variant of Jean (Hebrew) "God's grace". The name is made famous by a character on the TV series "Dallas". Jenna is also used for blends and compound names. See also Genna. First Daughter Jenna Bush; actress Jenna Elfman.
48 more relations via Genna, Jean, Jennifer, Jenny: Genae, Genaya, Gene▼, Genie, Genni, Gennie, Genny, Jeana, Jeane, Jeanee, Jeanene, Jeanie▼, Jeanine▼, Jeanna, Jeanne▼, Jeannie▼, Jeena, Jen, Jenarae, Jeneen, Jenene, Jenetta, Jeni, Jenica, Jenice, Jenika, Jenise, Jenita, Jenn, Jennafer, Jenne, Jennee, Jennessa, Jennet, Jennetta, Jenney, Jenni, Jennica, Jennie▼, Jennika, Jennine, Jennis, Jennita, Jenny▼, Jennyann, Jinni, Jinny and Jyn.Creative forms:
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(male) Jenah, Jendy, .. Middle name pairings:
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How popular is Jenna?
Jenna is a very prominent first name for women (#453 out of 4276, Top 11%) and a slightly less prominent last name for both adults and children (#118954 out of 150436, Top 79%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Jenna was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its highest rank of #45 in the U.S. in 2001, and is at #298 presently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Jenna (#298 from recent data) are Jennifer (#252 from recent data), Kenna (#676), Jenny (#968), Gina (#1967), Jenica, Jena, Jenice, Jeni, Jenni, Jennie, Jeannie, Jennah, Jenise, Jeanne, Gennie, Jean, Genna, Genie, Gene, Jeana, Jeane, Jeanna, Jeanine, Jeanie, Jeanene and Eugenia. Adoption of these relations of Jenna was widespread among parents 5 decades ago (usage of 4.9%) and is now much diminished (usage 0.2%, down 96%), with forms such as Jeanie going out of style. Kenna is the most contemporarily stylish name for newborns in this compilation.
Jenna▼ is pronounced similarly to Gena▼, Genya, Geonna, Ginia, Ginny, Ginya, Gionna, Jaina, Janaea, Janai, Janna▼, Janny, Janoah, Jany, Jayna, Jenae, Jenee, Jennay, Jennaya, Jinna, Jinnie, Joanna, Johna, Jona and Jonee. Other suggested similar names are Brenna▼, Denna, Deonna, Eena, Geina, Glenna▼, Gunna, Hanna▼, Hinna, Honna, Jann, Janne, Jeanina, Jecca, Jemma▲, Jenara, Jenda, Jenina, Jennara, Jenneva, Jesca, Jeyla, Jonina, Juana, Keanna, Lena▼, Lenna▼, Leyna, Lynna, Merna, Nanna, Neina, Nenna, Penna, Reena, Reina▲, Reyna▲, Ronna, Seana, Teena, Tunna, Vanna, Veena, Venna, Vienna▲, Xena▼, Yanna, Zeena, Zenina and Zenna. These names tend to be less frequently used than Jenna.See names in meaning and etymology.