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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Sena

User Submitted Origins

English
50%
Norwegian
20%
Spanish
10%
Indian (Sanskrit)
10%
Arabic
10%

User Submitted Meanings

  • A user from Minnesota, United States says the name Sena is of Norwegian origin and means "Heaven on earth".
  • A user from Turkey says the name Sena is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Lightning".
  • According to a user from Turkey, the name Sena is of Arabic origin and means "1. Praise, about praise. 2. Applause, cheer. 3.Light, lightning flash.".

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Notable Persons Named Sena

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They hold the title King of Anuradhapura. They were most prominent from -237 to -215.

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Sena Acolatse is a hockey player for the Florida Panthers in the National Hockey League. He was most active from 2011 to present. Sena was born on November 28th, 1990 in Hayward, California.

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Sena was born on June 28th, 1942.

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He holds the title King of Kandy. He was most active from 1473 to 1511.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Sena

Jack De Sena is an actor/voice actor and voice acting. He was most active from 2002 to present. Jack was given the name John Patrick De Sena on December 6th, 1987 in Boston.

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Dominic Sena is a film director and music video director. He was most prominent from 1984 to present. Dominic was born on April 26th, 1949 in Niles, Ohio, U.S.

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Suzanne Sena is an anchor for ifc's onion news network, actress, news presenter, actor, and anchorfor ifc'sonion news network. Suzanne was given the name Suzanne Woronchak in Dearborn, Michigan. Suzanne is also known as Brooke Alvarez.

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Hideaki Sena is a writer.

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Fernando was given the name Fernando Belen Sena on March 30th, 1948 in Tondo, Manila.

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James Ryan Sena is a basketball player for the Blackwater Elite, Air21 Express, and Meralco Bolts in the Philippine Basketball Association. He has had major accomplishments since 2011. James was born on August 31st, 1988 in Agoo.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 10 10 0
1881 11 11 0
1882 19 19 0
1883 18 18 0
1884 26 26 0
1885 18 18 0
1886 16 16 0
1887 18 18 0
1888 31 31 0
1889 15 15 0
1890 29 29 0
1891 20 20 0
1892 31 31 0
1893 24 24 0
1894 26 26 0
1895 22 22 0
1896 18 18 0
1897 13 13 0
1898 22 22 0
1899 13 13 0
1900 28 28 0
1901 21 21 0
1902 13 13 0
1903 16 16 0
1904 12 12 0
1905 18 18 0
1906 22 22 0
1907 13 13 0
1908 18 18 0
1909 13 13 0
1910 14 14 0
1911 11 11 0
1912 18 18 0
1913 10 10 0
1914 11 11 0
1915 16 16 0
1916 31 31 0
1917 21 21 0
1918 24 24 0
1919 20 20 0
1920 25 25 0
1921 28 28 0
1922 31 31 0
1923 25 25 0
1924 19 19 0
1925 19 19 0
1926 11 11 0
1927 12 12 0
1928 5 5 0
1929 14 14 0
1930 10 10 0
1931 11 11 0
1932 15 15 0
1933 12 12 0
1934 12 12 0
1935 15 15 0
1936 11 11 0
1937 15 15 0
1938 7 7 0
1939 13 13 0
1940 13 13 0
1941 7 7 0
1942 17 17 0
1943 9 9 0
1944 10 10 0
1945 10 10 0
1946 14 14 0
1947 18 18 0
1948 7 7 0
1949 14 14 0
1950 11 11 0
1951 7 7 0
1952 16 16 0
1953 13 13 0
1954 17 17 0
1955 12 12 0
1956 16 16 0
1957 13 13 0
1958 17 17 0
1959 12 12 0
1960 15 15 0
1961 21 21 0
1962 17 17 0
1963 19 19 0
1964 20 20 0
1965 18 18 0
1966 22 22 0
1967 20 20 0
1968 14 14 0
1969 17 17 0
1970 27 27 0
1971 23 23 0
1972 17 17 0
1973 17 17 0
1974 15 15 0
1975 25 25 0
1976 14 14 0
1977 22 22 0
1978 20 20 0
1979 21 21 0
1980 18 18 0
1981 25 25 0
1982 17 17 0
1983 22 22 0
1984 21 16 5
1985 27 27 0
1986 14 14 0
1987 16 16 0
1988 22 17 5
1989 16 11 5
1990 14 14 0
1991 19 14 5
1992 15 15 0
1993 15 15 0
1994 13 13 0
1995 21 21 0
1996 26 26 0
1997 21 21 0
1998 22 22 0
1999 22 22 0
2000 31 23 8
2001 29 29 0
2002 44 31 13
2003 28 28 0
2004 47 42 5
2005 36 29 7
2006 41 35 6
2007 32 25 7
2008 40 31 9
2009 45 36 9
2010 43 36 7
2011 55 41 14
2012 54 48 6
2013 33 25 8
2014 54 47 7
2015 56 47 9
2016 55 46 9
2017 53 45 8

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Popularity of Sena as a first name

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Popularity of Sena as a last name

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Common last names for Sena

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Sena U.S.
  White 33.01% 64.26%
  African American 2.04% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 3.30% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.83% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.04% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 59.77% 16.26%

Of Last Name Sena

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

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Fun Facts about the name Sena

  • How Popular is the name Sena? Sena is the 5,383rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Sena was the 4,669th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Sena have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,859 babies born with the first name Sena in the United States. That's more than enough people named Sena to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Sena? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 10 new born babies.
  • When was Sena first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sena is Sunday, November 11th, 1866.
  • What year had the most people named Sena born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sena was in 2012 with a total of 48 babies.
  • Random Sena Factoid: According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Sena is not a popular baby girl's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 2004.
  • Weird things about the name Sena: Your name in reverse order is Anes. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nase. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Sena? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 7,597 people with the last name Sena.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Sena? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Sena 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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