Name Senna Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Senna


Senna is a ♀ girl’s name and ♂ boy’s name. Senna thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

Origin of the name Senna

Senna is a name of Arabic origin, but as well a short form of the Latin name Crescentia and a Finnish form of Senja. Besides, Senna is a name of a plant with yellow flowers, growing in Asia and Africa. In the Netherlands Senna is a unisex name of Old Norse origin.

What is the meaning of the name Senna?

Senna means “brightness” in Arabic, “growing” (from Crescentia) and “hospitality” (from Senja). Senna as well derived from the Danish word “sand” meaning “true”. In Dutch Senna means “true” or “truthful” (from Old Norse “sannr”).

Pronunciation of Senna

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Popularity of the name Senna

The name Senna is ranked #4155 overall.

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