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What does Nenna mean?

Nenna Pronunciation of Nenna [nen-na] as a name for girls means "little girl; great-granddaughter". Nenna is an alternate spelling of Nina (Spanish, Hebrew).

Associated with: little, great.


Nenna has 6 variants: Neena, Neenah, Neina, Nena, Neneh and Nyna.

2 more different relations via Nina: Nineta and Ninon.

Creative forms:
(female) Nenda, Nenne, ..

(male) Nennas, Nenni, ..

Middle name pairings:
Nenna Charlee (N.C.), ..

How popular is Nenna?

Nenna is an uncommon first name for females. Nenna is an equivalently unique surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Nena and Nina (#300 in recent rankings) are the prominent variation forms of Nenna (not ranked). Adoption of these relations of Nenna reached its most widespread a century ago (average #548) and is somewhat less today (#1150, 45.6% less usage). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nena, Nina in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Nenna is pronounced similarly to Nana, Nani, Nania, Nanna, Nanney, Nanni, Nannie, Nanny, Nona, Nonah, Noni, Nonie, Nonna, Nonnah, Nonnie and Pnina. Other suggested similar names are Denna, Deona, Ferna, Geina, Genna, Glenna, Guenna, Gunna, Hanna, Honna, Ianna, Jeana, Jeena, Jenna, Jinna, Keana, Keanna, Kenna, Lanna, Leina, Lenna, Leona, Lonna, Meena, Mena, Nanda, Nann, Nea, Nedda, Nedra, Neema, Neera, Neima, Neka, Nela, Nelia, Neneca, Nenica, Nenneca, Neoma, Nesta, Netta, Neva, Neysa, Ninfa, Penna, Reanna, Reina, Rena, Teana, Teena, Tena, Teyna, Tunna, Veina, Venna, Wenona, Zenina and Zenna. These names tend to be more commonly used than Nenna.

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