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The name Imena is a girl's name of African origin meaning "dream". Imena and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Hope and discussed in our forums with posts like "Picky Parents BNG".
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Could you please specify the country/tribe the name originates from ? In Rwanda, Imena is a boy’s name and means hero not dream.
This name is so beautiful and I just love the sound. It reminds me of the Arabic name Emina (another pretty name). I have a special place in my heart for Arabic and African names
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