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Genesis (girl)

What does Genesis mean?

Genesis Pronunciation of Genesis [gen-e-sis] as a girls' name (also used less generally as boys' name Genesis) is pronounced JEN-eh-siss. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Genesis is "origin, birth". Biblical: name of the first book in the Bible. The name can be shortened to Jenny.

Associated with: book (literary).


Genesis has 11 variants: Genesies, Genesiss, Genessa, Genisa, Genisia, Genisis, Gennesis, Gennesiss, Jenesis, Jenesyss and Jennasis.

1 more relation via Jenny: Jennis.

Creative forms:
(female) Geesis, Gensis, ..

(male) Genedes, Genewin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Genesis Zuri (G.Z.), ..

How popular is Genesis?

Genesis is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#3435 out of 4276, Top 80%) but an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Genesis was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its highest position of #55 in the U.S. in 2013, and is at #65 currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Genesis name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Genesis outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Genesis (#65 via latest list) rated in the Top 2000 are Jenesis (#1136 via latest list) and Jenny (#968). These forms of Genesis were favored by parents in the year 2013 (median #625) and are almost as common today (#723, 16% less usage). Jenny is more universally found than the rest, though Genesis has become trendy as well, while Jenny has become less contemporary.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Genesis, Jenesis, Jenny in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jenny outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Agneis, Berenis, Geenia, Gene, Geneesta, Genesia, Genette, Geneva, Geneve, Genever, Genevia, Genevie, Genevra, Genevre, Genia, Genie, Genista, Genni, Gennie, Glenis, Glennis, Gwenness (see Gwyneth), Kendis, Lenis, Persis and Perssis. These names tend to be less commonly used than Genesis.

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