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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.


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: Jenja. [more]

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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 1970-1979 and reached its highest rank of #45 in the U.S. in 2001, and is at #266 presently. (Top Birth Names, 2014)

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

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

Below is a charted comparison of the statistics of the girl name Jenna and related names. Popular varying forms of Jenna (#266 from recent data) are Jennifer (#220 from recent data), Jenny (#822), Kenna (#842), Jeanne, Jeannie, Jennie, Jeanna, Jena, Jeanine, Gina, Genie, Gene, Jean, Jeana, Jeanie, Jeane and Eugenia. Adoption of these relations of Jenna was widespread among parents during 1970-1979 (usage of 0.42%) and is somewhat less today (usage 0.1%, down 76%), with forms such as Jenny, Jean, Gene, Jeana and Jeanie falling out of style. Jennifer and Jenna are two of the more contemporarily stylish names for newborns in this compilation.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jenna, Eugenia, Gene, Genie, Gina in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jean, Jeana, Jeane, Jeanie, Jeanine in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jeanna, Jeanne, Jeannie, Jena, Jennie in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jennifer, Jenny, Kenna in U.S.

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

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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 baby 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.