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Girl Name: Dena

Name: Dena
Pronunciation: \d(e)-na\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: valley
Origin: English
Related Names: Diana
Sounds Like: Denah, Dana, Daena, Denay, Denae, Deona, Deni, Dyna, Dona, Duna, Duena, Tena
Variant forms: Deana, Deane, Deanna, Deena, Dene, Deneen, Denia, Denica, Denna, Denni, Dina, Dinah
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 571
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 23889

Description

Dena \d(e)-na\ as a girl's name is pronounced DEE-nah. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Dena is "valley". Variant of Deana and Dina. Use of Dena followed the popularity of Dean in the 1950s.

Dena has 12 variant forms: Deana, Deane, Deanna, Deena, Dene, Deneen, Denia, Denica, Denna, Denni, Dina and Dinah.

For more information, see also the related name Diana.

Baby names that sound like Dena are Denah, Dana, Daena, Denay, Denae, Deona, Deni, Dyna, Dona, Duna, Duena and Tena.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Dena.

Popularity

Dena is a very popular first name for women (#571 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#23889 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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