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Meaning and name origin

Rena \r(e)-na\ as a girl's 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 variant forms: Reena, Reene, Rina and Rinah.


Rena is a very popular first name for females (#504 out of 4276, Top 12%) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#49811 out of 88799, Top 56%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Rena for girls. Rena reached its highest rank of #169 in the U.S. in 1880-1889. (2014 statistics).

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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Rena and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Irene (#668), Rena and Irena. (2014 statistics).

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

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

Similar Names

Rena is also pronounced similarly to Raenah, Raina, Rana, Ranae, Ranay, Rani, Rania, Ranna, Rayna, Reanna, Reina, Renae, Renay, Renaye, Rene, Renee, Reney, Renie, Rennae, Rennay, Renny, Reyna, Rhona, Riana, Riona, Roana, Rona, Ronae, Ronay, Roni, Ronna, Rowena, Rrenae and Ryana. Other suggested similar baby names are Bena, Dena, Eena, Gena, 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 commonly used than Rena.