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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Meena

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Alt. Meaning

M is for mirth, your laughter.

E is for endear, all those you touch.

E is for explorer, always ready for the next journey

N is for narrator, tell many stories

A is for appreciative, of all you have

Notable Persons Named Meena

Meena Kumari was an actress. She was most active from 1939 to 1972. Meena was given the name Mahjabeen Bano on August 1st, 1932. She passed away on March 31st, 1972.

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Meena is an actress, model, singer, dancer, judge, tv host, occasional dubbing artiste, singing, and dance. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1982 to present. Meena was given the name Meena Durairaj in Chennai.

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Meena Khadikar is a folk music and indian classical music singing and playback singer. She was most prominent from 1953 to 2011. Meena was given the name Meena Mangeshkar in Mumbai.

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Meena was born in 1951.

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Meena Kandasamy is a writer, activist, translator, activism, and translation. Meena was given the name Ilavenil Kandasamy in 1984.

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Meena Keshwar Kamal was a revolutionary, activism, feminism, women's rights, revolutionarypolitical activist, feminist, and women's rightsactivist. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1977 to 1987. Meena was born on February 27th, 1956. She passed away on February 4th, 1987.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Meena

Meena is an actress, model, singer, dancer, judge, tv host, occasional dubbing artiste, singing, and dance. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1982 to present. Meena was given the name Meena Durairaj in Chennai.

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Kirodi was born on November 3rd, 1961 in Dausa.

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Namo Narain Meena is an ex-MP. Namo was born on December 24th, 1943 in Sawai Madhopur.

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Nand was born in 1946.

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Shyam was born on March 4th, 1965.

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How popular is the baby name Meena in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1965 6 6 0
1967 5 5 0
1968 6 6 0
1970 11 11 0
1971 7 7 0
1972 8 8 0
1973 7 7 0
1974 12 12 0
1975 9 9 0
1976 9 9 0
1977 15 15 0
1978 20 20 0
1979 17 17 0
1980 13 13 0
1981 14 14 0
1982 17 17 0
1983 11 11 0
1984 17 17 0
1985 19 19 0
1986 6 6 0
1987 22 16 6
1988 24 24 0
1989 12 12 0
1990 14 14 0
1991 15 15 0
1992 23 17 6
1993 22 22 0
1994 29 29 0
1995 28 28 0
1996 28 28 0
1997 19 19 0
1998 30 30 0
1999 28 28 0
2000 32 32 0
2001 32 32 0
2002 38 38 0
2003 40 40 0
2004 49 49 0
2005 42 42 0
2006 50 50 0
2007 41 41 0
2008 54 54 0
2009 41 41 0
2010 37 37 0
2011 36 36 0
2012 40 40 0
2013 42 42 0
2014 41 41 0
2015 26 26 0
2016 45 45 0
2017 43 43 0

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Popularity of Meena as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Meena U.S.
  White 72.14% 64.26%
  African American 5.97% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 15.92% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.48% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.49% 16.26%

Of Last Name Meena

People with the last name Meena are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Meena

  • How Popular is the name Meena? Meena is the 9,144th most popular name of all time. As a last name Meena was the 91,625th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Meena have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,252 babies born with the first name Meena in the United States. That's more than enough people named Meena to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Meena? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1965 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Meena first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Meena is Friday, January 1st, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Meena born? The highest recorded use of the first name Meena was in 2008 with a total of 54 babies.
  • Random Meena Factoid: According to the 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Meena is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 9 babies in California have the same name as you in 2006.
  • Weird things about the name Meena: Your name in reverse order is Aneem. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eanme. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Meena? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 201 people with the last name Meena.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Meena? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Meena as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.4m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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