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pinWhat does Rena mean?

Rena /re-na/ as a girls' name is pronounced REE-nah. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Rena is "melody". Also short form of Irene (Greek) "peace" and Irena.


Rena has 4 variants: Reena, Reene, Rina and Rinah.

Rena has 15 more alternative forms via Irena, Irene: Arina, Eirena, Erena, Erene, Ira, Iren, Irena, Irenea, Irenka, Irina, Iryna, Orina, Oryna, Rene and Renie.

Kreatif forms: Relna, Renah, Runa. [more]

pinHow popular is Rena?

Rena is a very prominent first name for females (#504 out of 4276, Top 12%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#46839 out of 150436, Top 31%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the baby name history of Rena for girls. Rena was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its top position of #169 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

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

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

Below is a graphed analysis of the statistics of the girl name Rena and affiliated names. Popular varying forms of Rena are Ira, Irena, Irene (#668 in recent rankings) and Rene. Other forms, like Iryna, are uncommon. These relations of Rena were favored a century ago (average #537) and are somewhat less widespread today (#933, 86% less), with versions like Irene becoming less fashionable.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Rena, Ira, Irena, Irene, Rene in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Rena and related baby names outside U.S.

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Rena is pronounced similarly to Raenah, Rainah, Rainy, Rana, Ranee, Rani, Rania, Rayona, Reanna, Reannah, Renee, Rennae, Rennay, Renny, Reyna, Reyney, Rhowena, Rona, Ronay, Roni, Ronna, Ronni, Roweina, Rowena and Ryana. Other recommended similar baby names are Bena, Dena, Eena, Gena, Hena, Jena, Kena, Lena, Mena, Nena, Raene, Rama, Rea, Reba, Reda, Reine, Remi, Remy, Renne, Reta, Reva, Reya, Reza, Rima, Roma, Ryen, Rynn, Sena, Tena, Vena, Xena and Zena. These names tend to be less frequently used than Rena.