Gender: Feminine
Origin: South Slavic

The name could be a Croatian contraction of Irena or Bosnian contracted form of Enesa, however, it could also be an anglicized form of the Gaelic female name, Eithne.

As of 2010, Ena was the 15th most popular female name in Bosnia & Herzegovina, and the 27th most popular in Croatia.


Gender: Feminine
Origin: Arabic  أنيسة
Meaning: “young lady.”

The name is most likely derived from آنسة (anisah), meaning, “young lady.”

Its Bosnian form of Anesa is currently the 75th most popular female name in Bosnia & Herzgovina, (2010).