Jenna: baby girl name meaning and popularity

Jenna

A variant of Jennifer, this name comes from the Cornish / Welsh name Guinevere, which means “blessed” as well as “smooth, soft.” Your child is no doubt a blessing and who doesn’t love that baby soft skin?

Nicknames:

Jen, Jenny, Jennie.

Famous people named Jenna:

Actresses Jenna Elfman, Jenna Fischer, Jenna Dewan-Tatum, Jenna Malone, and Jenna Ortega; daughter of former president George Bush and TV host Jenna Bush Hager; South African figure skater Jenna-Anne Buys.

Fun fact:

Jenna is the name given to many fictional characters on shows like Baywatch Hawaii, Pretty Little Liars, and Dallas.

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