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Ranked #486


Gender: Girl. Popularity for the Last 10 Years: 10 (Ranked #280).

What does the name "Jenna" mean?

Jenna (English): Fair Phantom

The name "Jenna" is of English origin and it means "Fair Phantom". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 11 other names that are similar to this one.

J is for jubilant, the upbeat you!

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

Your name in reverse order is "Annej". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Anenj". 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.

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


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 first appeared 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 #58 in popularity as a baby girl's name in South Dakota. Imagine that, 19 babies in South Dakota 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?

Where is the name Jenna popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Jenna in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Jenna

Jenna Jameson

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


Jenna Dewan

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


Jenna Fischer

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


Jenna Elfman

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


Jenna Ushkowitz

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


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.


Past life for Jenna born Jun 20, 1948

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 Philippines approximately on 1150. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.