Gena

Gena - A very unique female name



  Aug 20,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Gena appeared on the charts for the first time in 1916 on position #1724. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Gena and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Gena? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Gena. The baby girl name Gena was given to 6 baby girls in 2008, ranking #4786 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 257,237 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Gena peaked in popularity 51 years ago in 1968 on position 412.



Famous with this name

Gena Bleier
Gena Rowlands
Gena Desouza


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Gena is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Gena is currently topping the baby name charts in Texas at position #2,922 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #2,922.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Gena is where you live.


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Gena origin and meaning

Gena is a 4 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Gena, pop culture references for the name Gena and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Gena

We've found the following names that sound similar to Gena, sorted by popularity.

Gina / Gianna / Gwen / Gemma / Giana / Ginny / Gene / Genna / Gema / Gianni /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20084786
20073806
20064406
20045165
20033424
20024838
20013106
20003072
19984383
19972299
19962012
19952605
19942317
19931721
19921590
19911778
19901694
19891287
19881338
19871106
19861012
1985954
1984840
1983933
1982828
1981792
1980826
1979632
1978637
1977587
1976601
1975495
1974566
1973543
1972484
1971484
1970489
1969487
1968412
1967422
1966465
1965526
1964453
1963455
1962489
1961619
1960607
1959738
1958716
1957778
1956780
1955809
19541234
19531097
19521386
19511455
19501260
19491793
19481318
19471238
19461609
19451569
19431801
19321289
19301756
19241947
19221263
19191372
19161724

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Texas2922

Even more about Gena


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Gena a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Gena?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1968
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Gena
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 257,237
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1916
2008 births +6

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