What does Nena mean?
(female) Nenan, Neno, ..
(male) Neen, Nenar, ..
How popular is Nena?
Nena is a very popular first name for women (#1638 out of 4276, Top 38%) and a slightly less popular surname for both adults and children (#123314 out of 150436, Top 82%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Displayed below is the birth name history of Nena for girls. Nena reached its top rank of #801 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not ranked currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Below is a charted study of the history of the girl name Nena and associated names. The only other prominent alternative form of Nena listed in the Top 2000 is Nina (#300 the previous year). These forms of Nena reached the peak of their popularity during 1890-1899 (usage of 0.12%) and are somewhat less common today (usage 0.06%, ▼45.6%).
Nena is alike in pronunciation to Nana, Nani, Nania, Nanna, Nanni, Nanny, Nona▼, Nonah, Noni, Nonie, Nonna, Nonnah and Pnina. Other suggested similar names are Bena, Dena▼, Eena, Gena▼, Hena, Jena▼, Kena, Lena▼, Mena, Nan▼, Nann, Nea, Neda, Neema, Neima, Neka, Nela, Neoma, Nera, Neta, Neva▼, Rena▼, Sena▼, Tena▼, Vena▼, Xena▼ and Zena. These names tend to be less frequently used than Nena.See names in meaning and etymology.