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Meaning and Origin

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Alt. Meaning

C is for captive, your web of charm.

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

N is for narrator, tell many stories

A is for action, something to take now

Notable Persons With the Last Name Cena

John Cena is a hip hop music professional wrestling, actor, hip hop music, rapping, professional wrestler, and hip-hop artist. He holds the title The Time is Now" by John Cena & Tha Trademarc. He was most prominent from 1999 to 2005. John was given the name John Felix Anthony Cena on April 23rd, 1977 in West Newbury, Massachusetts, United States.



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Popularity of Cena as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Cena U.S.
  White 34.93% 64.26%
  African American 2.85% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 9.44% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 51.62% 16.26%

Of Last Name Cena

People with the last name Cena are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Cena

  • How Popular is the name Cena? Cena is the 17,803rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Cena was the 30,277th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Cena have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 429 babies born with the first name Cena in the United States. That's more than enough people named Cena to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Cena? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1883 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Cena first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Cena is Friday, May 22nd, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Cena born? The highest recorded use of the first name Cena was in 1922 with a total of 11 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Cena: Your name in reverse order is Anec. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Enca. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Cena? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 773 people with the last name Cena.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Cena? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Cena as their last name since less than 1 person in 385k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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