Jena - girls name

Jena name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 43%

Jena name meaning:

The name Jena is of Hebrew origin and has several possible meanings. One interpretation is that it is a variant of the name Jenna, which is derived from the Arabic word "jinn" meaning "heavenly," "white," or "paradise." Another possible meaning is that Jena is a variation of the name Jennifer, which is of Welsh origin and means "fair" or "white wave." In Sanskrit, Jena means "knowledge" or "understanding."

The name Jena is also associated with the German city of Jena, which is famous for its university and contributions to philosophy and science. In this context, the name Jena may symbolize intellectual curiosity and academic excellence.

Overall, the name Jena carries a sense of purity, beauty, and knowledge. It may signify a girl who is intelligent, independent, and exudes an aura of heavenly grace.

Origin: Arabic

Little bird.

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Overall UK ranking: 3192 out of 5581

7 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Jena

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