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What does Jenna mean?

Jenna Pronunciation of 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.

Associated with: arabic, heaven, grace, bush (tree).

Variations

Jenna has 8 variants: Genna, Jena, Jennabel, Jennah, Jennalee, Jennalyn, Jennarae and Jennasee.

Affiliated girl names: Kenna, Eugenia and Gina.

Jenna has 47 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 and Jinny.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Jenta, Jetna, ..

(male) Jenah, Jendy, ..

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)

Charted below is the baby name history of Jenna for girls. 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)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Below is a charted study of the statistics of the girl name Jenna and related 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.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jenna, Eugenia, Gene, Genie, Genna in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gennie, Gina, Jean, Jeana, Jeane in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jeanene, Jeanie, Jeanine, Jeanna, Jeanne in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jeannie, Jena, Jeni, Jenica, Jenice in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jenise, Jennah, Jenni, Jennie, Jennifer in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jenny, Kenna in U.S.

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

Similar Names

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.

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