Traditional Cornish name slightly anglicized with an additional "e", yet used for centuries.
Famous bearers include American actor Denzel Washington.
A variant of Jenny or Jennifer. One of U.S. President George W. Bush's daughters is named Jenna, after his wife Laura's mother, Jenna Hawkins. Jenna Elfman is an actress.
Jennifer joined the US top 1000 names in 1938. It rose until in 1970 it was the #1 name in USA, it held that place until 1985 and has been in decline ever since. In 2006 it was the 51st most popular name in America.
Famous bearers include