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Jenna meaning and name origin

Jenna \j(en)-na\ as a girl's 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 variant forms: Genna, Jena, Jennabel, Jennah, Jennalee, Jennalyn, Jennarae and Jennasee.

For more information, see also related names Kenna, Eugenia and Gina.

Baby names that sound like Jenna are Jeena, Jenni, Janna, Jennay, Jennae, Jinna, Jeanna, Jeana, Jenne, Jenn and Jonna.

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Popularity of Jenna

Jenna is a very popular first name for women (#453 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).

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