Gender: Female Pronunciation: NEN-na Meaning of Nenna: "daring" Origin of Nenna: Literary name and Scandinavian

Nenna Origin and Meaning

The name Nenna is a girl's name meaning "daring".

Nenna is the name of the heroine of Penelope Fitzgerald's novel Offshore, but it's also sparingly used in Scandinavia as a variant of the name Nanna. Nanna is a diminutive of various names, including Anna, Johanna and Marianne, but it's also a name in its own right, possibly meaning "daring".

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Rainbow glitter Says:


Cute,I guess. I used to have a friend called Sienna, but everyone called her Nenna for short! She loved that nn!