Rena

Rena - A very unique female name



  Feb 20,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Rena, meaning joyous melody, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #243. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Rena and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Rena? 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 Rena. The baby girl name Rena was given to 46 baby girls in 2012, ranking #2098 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 30,723 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Rena peaked in popularity 108 years ago in 1911 on position 235.



Famous with this name

Rena Owen
Otomo Rena
Rena Tanaka


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Rena is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Rena is currently topping the baby name charts in New Jersey at position #877 - and is the least popular in Florida at position #2,255.

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 Rena is where you live.


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Rena origin and meaning

Rena is a 4 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means joyous melody. To see famous people named Rena, pop culture references for the name Rena and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Rena

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

Renee / Ramona / Ryan / Rene / Rhiannon / Reyna / Renae / Reina / Raina / Rowan /

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
20122098
20112688
20102328
20092350
20082381
20071878
20061964
20051723
20042253
20031678
20021721
20011462
20001525
19991444
19981487
19971598
19961406
19951426
19941616
19931451
19921249
19911215
19901124
19891025
1988915
1987946
1986934
1985905
1984736
1983662
1982609
1981657
1980618
1979719
1978655
1977651
1976639
1975576
1974588
1973608
1972535
1971529
1970497
1969485
1968468
1967473
1966461
1965449
1964421
1963436
1962390
1961421
1960428
1959433
1958415
1957428
1956418
1955404
1954418
1953418
1952423
1951424
1950414
1949405
1948393
1947414
1946394
1945397
1944408
1943365
1942382
1941392
1940392
1939365
1938390
1937334
1936368
1935342
1934346
1933352
1932348
1931346
1930343
1929323
1928318
1927324
1926317
1925312
1924292
1923298
1922286
1921285
1920297
1919278
1918273
1917270
1916253
1915257
1914260
1913275
1912255
1911235
1910243

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New Jersey877
Michigan1040
New York1460
California1666
Florida2255

Even more about Rena


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 Rena 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 Rena?

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
1911
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Rena
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 30,723
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +46

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