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Name Jena

Origin:From Welsh words for white, fair, shining and smoothTools:

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About the name Jena in particular

Gender:female
Languages of use:English
Is short form of:Jennifer
Topics:Asteroid 526 Jena, discovered 1904, diameter 41.49 km, period 9.474 years
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Ena, Jana, Jela, Jenab, Jenna, Jenö, Jens, Jina, Jona, Jona     Details
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About Jennifer, the group of names with the same origin as Jena

Language of origin:Welsh
Info about origin:in Arthurian legend Guinevere is the beautiful wife of King Arthur
Words:gwen = white, fair (in the sense of light-colored, blond), shining, holy  Welsh
 hwyfar = smooth  Welsh
Topics:Arthurian legend
Variants' top ranks:1:Jennifer USA 1970-1979,  2:Jenny Philippines 2010,  12:Ginevra Italy 2015,  31:Dzsenifer Hungary 2004,  77:Jenifer Madrid 2002,  383:Jennie USA 1980-1989,  609:Jena USA 1993
Somehow related to:Genoveva
Old/original forms:Guinevere Old French, Gwenhwyfar Welsh
Name variants:Dzsenifer, Gaynor, Ginevra, Jena, Jenifer, Jennie, Jennifer, Jennina, Jenny, Jennyfer   Sortable list   Details
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SeriesGraphRankings
USA decades 1990-1999 615
USA yearlyGraph2002 970,  2001 900,  2000 974,  1999 818,  1998 878,  1997 775,  1996 705,  1995 702,  1994 658,  1993 609