What does Mena mean?
Mena /mena/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name. Mena's root is German, and Mena means "love". Mena is a version of Mina (German). Compare surname Menna.
How popular is Mena?
Mena is a rare given name for females but a very popular last name for all people (#2317 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Mina (#687 last year), Minnie and Minna are the popular variation forms of Mena (unlisted) appearing in the Top 1000. These girl names were at the apex of their popularity during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.774%) and are now significantly less widespread (usage 0.1043%, down 86.5%), with the versions Minna, Minnie and Mina becoming less trendy. Below is a charted analysis of the usage of the girl name Mena and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Mena is alike in pronunciation to Manya, Meena, Moina, Mona▼, Monah, Monay, Monna, Mouna, Moyna and Muna. Other suggested similar baby names are Bena, Dena▼, Eena, Gena▼, Jena▼, Kena, Lena▲, Mea, Meda▼, Mela, Mera, Merna, Mesa, Meta▼, Meya, Mima, Mone, Nena, Rena▼, Sena▼, Tena▼, Vena▼, Xena▼ and Zena▼. These names tend to be more commonly used than Mena.