[ syll. fe-nja, fen-ja ] The baby girl name Fenja is pronounced as FehNJHAH †. Fenja has its origins in the Germanic and Old Greek languages. It is used largely in Frisian, German, and Russian. Germanic origin, Frisian and German use: The name is derived from the diminutive of Germanic names starting with the element fridu (meaning 'peace, protection, safety'), such as 'Fried-' and 'Frede-', eg. Frederike.
Fenja is not popular as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names.
† approx English pronunciation for Fenja: F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"