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Gender: Female Pronunciation: ree-na Meaning of Rena: "joyous melody" Origin of Rena: Hebrew

The name Rena is a girl's name of Hebrew, Greek, Russian origin meaning "joyous melody". Rena and is often added to user-created lists like Old-Fashioned, Vintage, Retro, Classic, Eclectic, Unusual and Uncommon Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Change One Letter".

From the experts:

Rena is a Hebrew name all on its own but may also be an abbreviation of Irene or an name that ends in rena or rene or reen. Also spelled RINA.

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Famous People Named Rena

Rena Sherel Sofer, American actress
Rena Marlette Lesnar aka Sable, American pro wrestler
Irene "Rena" Vlahopoulou, Greek actress
Rena DeAngelo, American set decorator
Rena Takeshita, Japanese model and actress
Rena Takeda, Japanese actress
Rena Matsui, Japanese pop singer of groups SKE48 and Nogizaka46
Rena Takase aka Leon, Japanese pro wrestler
Rena Wang, American badminton player
Rena Ogawa, Japanese pop singer and member of Kobushi Factory
Rena Haley, daughter of American politician Nikki Haley

Pop Culture References for the name Rena

Rena Ryugu, character in visual novel "Higurashi: When They Cry"
Rena, character in video game Elsword
"Rena," song by Blue Rodeo
Rena Rouge, alter-ego of Alya Cesaire from the French cartoon "Miraculous Ladybug"

Rinna, Rinnah, Rinah, Rina, Reena