What does Rena mean?
(female) Rela, Resa, ..
(male) Redi, Renor, .. Middle name pairings:
Rena Madisyn (R.M.), ..
How 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)
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, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Rena are Ira, Irena, Irene (#629 in recent rankings), Reena, Rene and Rina. Other forms, like Iryna, are uncommon. These relations of Rena were favored a century ago (average #1139) and are now much less widespread, with versions like Irene becoming less fashionable.
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 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.See names in meaning and etymology.