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Jenna



Origin: English, Cornish, Finnish

Meaning: Jenna could be a variant of Jenny, which was originally a medieval diminutive of Jane, the feminine form of John meaning "Yahweh is gracious".

Jenna could also a short form of Jennifer, the Cornish form of Welsh Gwenhwyfar meaning "fair phantom" or "white phantom" from Welsh elements gwen (fair, white) and sebara (phantam, magical being).

Jenna is also the Finnish dimninutive of Johanna, also originating as a feminine form of John.


Variants:
  • Jena

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