Baby Name Games

Jenna February 19, 2007

Filed under: Girls J,Top 100 List — namegames @ 5:37 pm

United States Top 100         Girls


  • The name Jenna was ranked 88 in popularity for girls in the US in 2006.
  • Jenna first appeared on the charts at 882 in 1971. It quickly increased in popularity and broke into the top 100 at 54 1984. It jumped around the top 100 and reached an alltime high of 45 in 2001. It has been losing popularity ever since and it appears to be on its way out. Its popularity waves can be compared to the rise and fall of the ever-popular Jennifer.

Reasons for Popularity

  • It offers nickname such as Jen and Jenny.
  • It’s a less popular alternative to Jennifer.


  • The Arabic meaning of Jenna is “small bird.”
  • See Jennifer.

Alternate Spellings


  • Jenn

Is your name Jenna or did you choose this name for your child? Leave a comment sharing the name’s significance for you.


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