Given Name JENNA

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: JEN-ə (English), YEN-nah (Finnish)   [details]

Meaning & History

Variant of JENNY. Use of the name was popularized in the 1980s by the character Jenna Wade on the television series 'Dallas'.

Categories

Golden Sun characters, House of Cards US characters, Most Popular Girls in School characters, Survivor greats, The Seven Deadly Sins characters
MASCULINE FORMS: Evan, Ian, Ivan, John, Jon, Sean, Shane, Shaun, Shawn, Shayne (English), Jani, Janne, Johannes, Joni, Jouni, Juhana, Juhani (Finnish)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Lashawn (African American), Gwenhwyfar, Guenevere, Guinevere (Arthurian Romance), Jone (Basque), Joanna (Biblical), Ioanna (Biblical Greek), Iohanna (Biblical Latin), Ioana, Ivana, Yana, Yanka, Yoana (Bulgarian), Joana (Catalan), Jenifer (Cornish), Ghjuvanna (Corsican), Ivana (Croatian), Ivana, Jana, Johana (Czech), Johanna, Johanne, Jeanette (Danish), Jana, Janna, Jennifer, Jenny, Johanna, Janine, Jeanette, Jeanine, Jeannette (Dutch), Johanna (Estonian), Jeanne, Johanne, Guenièvre, Janine, Jeanette, Jeanine, Jeannette, Jeannine (French), Xoana (Galician), Jana, Janina, Jennifer, Jenny, Johanna, Janine (German), Gianna, Ioanna, Yanna (Greek), Johanna, Zsanett (Hungarian), Jenný, Jóhanna, Jóna (Icelandic), Chevonne, Shavonne, Shevaun, Shevon, Síne, Siobhán, Sinéad (Irish), Giovanna, Ginevra (Italian), Johanna (Late Roman), Janina (Lithuanian), Ivana, Jovana (Macedonian), Jehanne, Johanne (Medieval French), Johanna, Johanne, Jeanette (Norwegian), Janina, Joanna (Polish), Joana (Portuguese), Ioana (Romanian), Yana, Zhanna, Zhannochka (Russian), Giuanna (Sardinian), Jean, Sheena, Sìne, Jessie, Sìneag, Teasag (Scottish), Ivana, Jovana (Serbian), Ivana, Jana (Slovak), Ivana, Jana (Slovene), Jennifer, Jenny, Juana (Spanish), Yenifer, Yenny (Spanish (Latin American)), Janina, Janna, Jennifer, Jenny, Johanna, Jeanette, Jennie (Swedish), Ivanna, Yana (Ukrainian), Shan, Siân, Siana, Siani, Sioned (Welsh), Gwenhwyfar (Welsh Mythology)

Sources & References

  • Cleveland Kent Evans, The Great Big Book of Baby Names (2006)