Origin:British
Popularity:1134
Meaning:"white shadow" or "white wave"
Jenna is the bouncy, friendly girl in school who makes the new kid in the class feel welcome. The name is derived from Jenny, which itself comes from Jennifer, the anglicized version of Guinevere. This name first entered the popular baby name charts during the 1970s. This coincided with the television series Dallas first appearing on our screens and the character Jenna Wade. A coincidence? Highly doubtful we say. Jenna is a timeless alternative to the common Jenny or Jennifer and rolls off the tongue with ease.

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Source: Social Security Administration

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