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Jenna Meaning


What does Jenna mean?

The name Jenna is of Welsh and English origin.

The meaning of Jenna is "white, fair and smooth, soft".

Jenna is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Je-nna.

The Given Name Jenna

Jenna is a diminutive of Jennifer. See Jennifer for further details.

Embraced by many parents, the name Jenna, is one of warmth and allure.

A wonderfully classic name.

Solidly popular, this one is a keeper.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Jenna Elfman, Jenna Fischer, and Jenna O'Hea.

Jenna Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 423 in baby name popularity for girls with 734 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 387 in baby name popularity for girls with 806 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

The trend's your friend. See how Jenna has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Jenna Name Popularity Page.

Jenna Related Names

Jenna is a diminutive of Jennifer.

Jenna has the diminutive (nickname) Jen.

Famous Jennas

  • Jenna Elfman ~ Actress
  • Jenna Fischer ~ Actress
  • Jenna O'Hea ~ Basketball Player
  • Jenna Ushkowitz ~ Actress
  • Jenna von O ~ Actress

Jenna Numerology

What will your new littleJenna be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Jenna are often imaginative and memorable but most of all they are read more >>

Jenna Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Jenna in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Jenna.

Just for fun, see the name Jenna in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Jenna in Nautical Flags page.