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5k
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since 1880
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215
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Nena

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Alt. Meaning

N is for nurturing, the care you provide to all

E is for explorer, always ready for the next journey

N is for noteworthy, just like your achievements

A is for adaptable, whenever things change

Notable Persons Named Nena

Nena is a neue deutsche welle, new wave music, synthpop, pop music, and punk rock musician. She plays Vocals. She holds the title 99 Luftballons". Her most notable accomplishments were from 1979 to present. Nena was given the name Gabriele Susanne Kerner on March 24th, 1960 in Hagen, North Rhine-Westphalia, West Germany.

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Nena was born on January 8th, 1941 in Sweden. Nena is also known as Schlebrugge and Nena von.

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Nena Danevic is a film editor. She was most prominent from 1981 to 1989.

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Nena Ristic is a model (people). Nena was given the name Nena Ristić on February 16th, 1982.

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Nena Lugones is a president. She holds the title President of Comunidad Inti Wara Yassi and President of Comunidad Inti Wara Yassi (2010–present). Nena was given the name Tania Baltazar Lugones on October 31st, 1972 in La Paz. Nena is also known as Nena.

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Nena Lekovic is a musician. She was most prominent from 1988 to present. Nena was born Nena Lekovic in Zaječar, Serbia.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Nena

Nena is a neue deutsche welle, new wave music, synthpop, pop music, and punk rock musician. She plays Vocals. She holds the title 99 Luftballons". Her most notable accomplishments were from 1979 to present. Nena was given the name Gabriele Susanne Kerner on March 24th, 1960 in Hagen, North Rhine-Westphalia, West Germany.

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Dom La Nena is a singing, songwriter, and cello. She was most prominent from 2009 to present. Dom was given the name Dominique Pinto in 1989 in Porto Alegre.

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Jacob Nena is a President of Micronesia, Vice President of Micronesia, Governor of Kosrae, President of the Federated States of Micronesia, and Vice President of the Federated States of Micronesia. Jacob was born on October 10th, 1941 in Lelu, Kosrae.

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Masilo Nena is an athlete for the Matlama FC.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 8 8 0
1881 6 6 0
1882 9 9 0
1883 5 5 0
1884 8 8 0
1886 10 10 0
1887 8 8 0
1888 13 13 0
1889 6 6 0
1890 5 5 0
1891 8 8 0
1892 13 13 0
1893 15 15 0
1894 13 13 0
1895 12 12 0
1896 13 13 0
1897 9 9 0
1898 7 7 0
1899 13 13 0
1900 16 16 0
1901 8 8 0
1902 6 6 0
1903 11 11 0
1904 12 12 0
1905 8 8 0
1906 7 7 0
1907 9 9 0
1908 13 13 0
1909 7 7 0
1910 9 9 0
1911 11 11 0
1912 19 19 0
1913 24 24 0
1914 19 19 0
1915 31 31 0
1916 20 20 0
1917 29 29 0
1918 27 27 0
1919 29 29 0
1920 25 25 0
1921 31 31 0
1922 40 40 0
1923 33 33 0
1924 30 30 0
1925 25 25 0
1926 26 26 0
1927 26 26 0
1928 30 30 0
1929 26 26 0
1930 21 21 0
1931 21 21 0
1932 31 31 0
1933 18 18 0
1934 24 24 0
1935 15 15 0
1936 23 23 0
1937 20 20 0
1938 19 19 0
1939 32 32 0
1940 20 20 0
1941 26 26 0
1942 29 29 0
1943 31 31 0
1944 27 27 0
1945 27 27 0
1946 34 34 0
1947 50 50 0
1948 36 36 0
1949 28 28 0
1950 46 46 0
1951 73 73 0
1952 65 65 0
1953 68 68 0
1954 104 104 0
1955 96 96 0
1956 85 85 0
1957 104 104 0
1958 95 95 0
1959 91 91 0
1960 85 85 0
1961 72 72 0
1962 96 96 0
1963 112 112 0
1964 89 89 0
1965 86 86 0
1966 65 65 0
1967 57 57 0
1968 60 60 0
1969 56 56 0
1970 47 47 0
1971 48 48 0
1972 47 47 0
1973 61 61 0
1974 43 43 0
1975 50 50 0
1976 54 54 0
1977 29 29 0
1978 31 31 0
1979 48 48 0
1980 106 106 0
1981 74 74 0
1982 71 71 0
1983 45 45 0
1984 108 108 0
1985 52 52 0
1986 53 53 0
1987 47 47 0
1988 45 45 0
1989 39 39 0
1990 35 35 0
1991 34 34 0
1992 33 33 0
1993 30 30 0
1994 32 32 0
1995 31 31 0
1996 36 36 0
1997 34 34 0
1998 27 27 0
1999 30 30 0
2000 32 32 0
2001 31 31 0
2002 38 38 0
2003 23 23 0
2004 40 40 0
2005 37 37 0
2006 27 27 0
2007 37 37 0
2008 26 26 0
2009 25 25 0
2010 27 27 0
2011 22 22 0
2012 23 23 0
2013 23 23 0
2014 17 17 0
2015 12 12 0
2016 20 20 0
2017 19 19 0

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Popularity of Nena as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Nena U.S.
  White 20.93% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 58.60% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.26% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 16.28% 16.26%

Of Last Name Nena

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

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Fun Facts about the name Nena

  • How Popular is the name Nena? Nena is the 3,882nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Nena was the 86,645th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Nena have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,824 babies born with the first name Nena in the United States. That's more than enough people named Nena to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Nena? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Nena first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Nena is Wednesday, June 3rd, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Nena born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nena was in 1963 with a total of 112 babies.
  • Random Nena Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Nena is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Nena: Your name in reverse order is Anen. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nane. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Nena? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 215 people with the last name Nena.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Nena? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Nena 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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