I just happened to run across this sitetonight and thought it was interesting. Especially because Gracie tells me that I “spelled Genna’s name wrong” and I always have to correct the nurses at the pediatricians office because they call her Gina.The girl’s name Genna \ge(n)-na\ is pronounced JEN-ah. It is of English origin. Rhyming variant of Jenna.
The girl’s name Jenna \j(en)-na\ is pronounced JEN-ah. It is of English origin. Fanciful alteration of Jenny with the -a ending; diminutive of Jennifer; variant of Jean (Hebrew) “the Lord is gracious”. The name is made famous by a character on the TV series “Dallas”. Jenna is also used for blends and compound names. See also Genna. First Daughter Jenna Bush; actress Jenna Elfman.