US Popularity:5845
Other Origin(s):Greek
Meaning:Ardent; Little fire; Kernel, grain; Peace
Ena is a girl’s name of Irish origin. This name stems from the Irish Gaelic name Eithne, which is sometimes Anglicized as Enya, meaning "kernal" or "grain." For a more vibrant touch, Ena can also come from the Irish moniker Aodhnait, meaning “ardent” and “little fire”. It is also thought to be a shortened version of the Greek name Eirene, meaning “peace”. Both the Irish and Greek origins have a major theme in common—they are both popular saint names! Could this promise an angelic future for your little one? We can’t guarantee that, but we can vouch for the chic snappiness of Ena as a given name. It keeps things short, sweet, and modern while still paying homage to its origins.

Ena Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Ena is currently #1755 on The Bump
Girl:Ena is currently #783 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Ena is currently #5845 in U.S. births
Girl:Ena is currently #2281 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
- 3
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • LibraryIreland, Aodhnait

  • LibraryIreland, Aodh

  • LibraryIreland, Eithne

  • Behind the Name, Ena (2), January 2019

  • Behind the Name, Irene, April 2022

  • Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Aodh

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