Origin:Spanish
Popularity:17914
Meaning:little girl; great-granddaughter
Nena is a feminine name of Spanish origin. It is a variation of Nina, and its literal translation is "little girl." Nena may also mean "great-granddaughter," allowing you to honor a family member from past generations. Nena is a diminutive of Antonina and Giannina, giving you further scope to be creative. While it's hard to imagine baby ever growing up, with a name like Nena they will always be your little girl.

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Source: Social Security Administration

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