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Mena

First Name
1k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Mena

"Mena" is a name of Indian (Sanskrit) origin, and it means "Woman, Mother-Goddess". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Notable Persons Named Mena

Mena Suvari is an actress, fashion designer, and model. She was most prominent from 1995 to present. Mena was given the name Mena Alexandra Suvari on February 13th, 1979 in Newport, Rhode Island, U.S.

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Mena Grabowski Trott is a blogger. Mena was given the name Mena Grabowski on September 16th, 1977.

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Mena was born in 1905 in Goulburn, New South Wales. She died in 1996.

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Mena is an athlete for the Sevilla FC (youth).

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Mena

Maria Mena is a pop music, folk music, and rock music singer-songwriter. She plays Human voice. She has had major accomplishments since 2002. Maria was given the name Maria Viktoria Mena on February 19th, 1986 in Oslo.

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Eugenio Mena is a soccer player for the São Paulo FC, Santiago Wanderers, Club Universidad de Chile, Santos FC, Cruzeiro Esporte Clube, and Chile national football team. Eugenio was born on July 18th, 1988 in Viña del Mar, Chile.

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Jefferson Mena is a soccer player for the New York City FC and Independiente Medellín. Jefferson was born on June 15th, 1989 in Apartadó.

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Javiera Mena is a pop music, alternative dance, electropop, synthpop, and indie pop musician. She plays Synthesizer, Guitar, and Vocals. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2001 to present. Javiera was given the name Javiera Alejandra Mena Carrasco on June 3rd, 1983.

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Ángel Mena is a soccer player for the Club Sport Emelec, Deportivo Cuenca, and Ecuador national football team. Ángel was born on January 21st, 1988 in Guayaquil.

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Juanjo Mena is a musical conductor. His career lasted from 1997 to 1997. Juanjo was given the name Juan José Mena on September 21st, 1965 in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 6 6 0
1886 5 5 0
1887 8 8 0
1889 5 5 0
1890 8 8 0
1891 6 6 0
1892 7 7 0
1893 5 5 0
1898 6 6 0
1899 5 5 0
1905 6 6 0
1910 7 7 0
1912 6 6 0
1914 8 8 0
1915 10 10 0
1917 9 9 0
1918 11 11 0
1919 9 9 0
1920 12 12 0
1921 12 12 0
1922 12 12 0
1923 10 10 0
1925 5 5 0
1926 12 12 0
1927 6 6 0
1930 9 9 0
1931 7 7 0
1932 6 6 0
1934 5 5 0
1935 7 7 0
1941 8 8 0
1943 5 5 0
1947 5 5 0
1949 6 6 0
1950 6 6 0
1951 5 5 0
1952 8 8 0
1953 7 7 0
1954 8 8 0
1955 6 6 0
1956 5 5 0
1959 11 11 0
1960 6 6 0
1962 5 5 0
1963 6 6 0
1965 8 8 0
1966 6 6 0
1967 5 5 0
1968 5 5 0
1969 5 5 0
1970 10 10 0
1971 10 10 0
1972 9 9 0
1973 11 11 0
1974 11 11 0
1975 6 6 0
1976 9 9 0
1977 6 6 0
1978 7 7 0
1979 8 8 0
1980 10 10 0
1981 10 10 0
1982 10 10 0
1983 7 7 0
1984 15 7 8
1985 16 9 7
1986 14 8 6
1987 15 10 5
1988 30 14 16
1989 20 10 10
1990 16 7 9
1991 8 8 0
1992 16 8 8
1993 18 18 0
1994 15 15 0
1995 14 14 0
1996 23 16 7
1997 12 12 0
1998 22 22 0
1999 19 12 7
2000 26 26 0
2001 28 23 5
2002 35 35 0
2003 34 34 0
2004 27 27 0
2005 49 44 5
2006 44 38 6
2007 51 45 6
2008 72 65 7
2009 57 51 6
2010 45 45 0
2011 44 38 6
2012 41 31 10
2013 51 45 6
2014 45 40 5
2015 37 28 9
2016 35 28 7

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Popularity of Mena as a first name

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Popularity of Mena as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Mena U.S.
  White 8.00% 64.26%
  African American 1.16% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.15% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.23% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.34% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 89.12% 16.26%

Of Last Name Mena

People with the last name Mena are most frequently Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Mena

  • How Popular is the name Mena? Mena is the 8,102nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Mena was the 1,832nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Mena have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,474 babies born with the first name Mena in the United States. That's more than enough people named Mena to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Mena? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Mena first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Mena is Friday, January 16th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Mena born? The highest recorded use of the first name Mena was in 2008 with a total of 65 babies.
  • Random Mena Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Mena is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 7 babies in California have the same name as you in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Mena: Your name in reverse order is Anem. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eanm. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Mena? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 19,522 people with the last name Mena.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Mena? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 7 of them will have Mena as their last name.

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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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