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142k
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Jenna

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Fair Phantom
  • #486 All Time
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< 1k Jen (English)

How popular is the name "Jenna" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
1915550
1917990
1918660
1919660
192010100
1921550
1922660
1923660
1924990
1925550
192610100
1928990
192910100
1930880
193124240
193217170
193322220
193413130
193510100
193620200
193714140
193817170
193914140
194010100
1941770
194213130
194316160
194410100
194513130
194617170
194729290
194818180
194922220
195021210
195122220
195221210
195331310
195428280
195531310
195628280
195722220
195823230
195939390
196033330
196155550
196263630
196356560
196460600
196555550
196661610
196755550
196869690
19691141140
19701081080
19711521520
19723043040
19735915910
19744694690
19755025020
19764844840
19775325320
19784624620
19796236230
19801,0741,0740
19811,3641,3595
19821,0191,0118
19831,1681,1680
19845,8965,87719#54 girl name
19856,4526,43319#50 girl name
19865,4355,41421#55 girl name
19875,3275,30324#57 girl name
19884,6244,60717#66 girl name
19894,3524,33913#71 girl name
19903,9653,9587#81 girl name
19914,4694,45712#80 girl name
19925,1035,09013#67 girl name
19934,8844,8795#71 girl name
19944,6044,59311#80 girl name
19954,2524,2520#84 girl name
19964,2874,2870#83 girl name
19974,4214,4210#76 girl name
19984,8644,8640#65 girl name
19995,0475,0425#61 girl name
20005,0535,0458#63 girl name
20016,1486,1426#45 girl name
20025,6705,6637#47 girl name
20035,3675,35116#54 girl name
20045,2015,17427#56 girl name
20054,7994,7936#62 girl name
20063,9443,9368#88 girl name
20073,3013,3010
20083,2393,2390
20092,6292,6290
20102,2212,2210
20111,8371,8370
20121,5191,5190
20131,4101,4100
20141,2231,2230

Want to know about the populiarty of Jenna? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 141,692 babies born with the name Jenna in the United States. That's more than enough Jennas to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Jenna" was in 1985 with a total of 6,433 babies. (That's a lot of baby Jennas)

According to the 1990 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Jenna" ranks #79 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Ohio. Imagine that, 207 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 1990. Across the entire United States a total of 3,965 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Jenna" mean? The list below shows the origins of Jenna as well as things modernly associated with the name Jenna such as celebrities named Jenna.

English

Origin and Meaning of Jenna

The name "Jenna" is of English origin, and it means "Fair Phantom". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Jenna Jameson

Jenna Jameson is an adult biography. Jenna was born in 1974 as Jenna Marie Massoli in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States.

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Jenna Dewan

Jenna Dewan is an actress, dancer, and businesswoman with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Jenna was born in 1980 as Jenna Lee Dewan in Hartford, Connecticut, U.S.

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Jenna Fischer

Jenna Fischer is an actress and director with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1998 to present. Jenna was born in 1974 as Regina Marie Fischer in Fort Wayne, Indiana, U.S.

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Jenna Elfman

Jenna Elfman is an actress/producer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1990 to present. Jenna was born in 1971 as Jennifer Mary Butala in Los Angeles, California.

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Jenna Ushkowitz

Jenna Ushkowitz is an actress, singer, and dancer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1989 to present. Jenna was born in 1986 as Jenna Noelle Ushkowitz in Seoul, South Korea.

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Jenna von Oy

Jenna von Oy is an actress and singer. Jenna was born in 1977 as Jennifer Jean von Oy in Danbury, Connecticut, U.S.

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Alternative Meanings

J is for jolly, the fun side!

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

Your name in reverse order is "Annej". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Annje". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Jenna born Nov 12, 1922

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Eastern Australia approximately on 1775. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main task - to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!

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