Jenna is the bouncy, friendly girl in school who makes the new kid in class feel welcome. The name is derived from Jenny, which comes from Jennifer, the anglicized version of Guinevere. Jenna Fischer of “The Office” and Jenna Bush Hager “Today” are the ultimate representations of the typical Jenna. The name joined the ranks on the baby-name charts in the 1970s and rose in popularity when a character on the TV show “Dallas” was prominently featured in the late 1970s and early 1980s.

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Source: Social Security Administration

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