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Geneva meaning and name origin

Geneva \ge-ne-va\ as a girl's name is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Geneva is "juniper tree". May refer to the Swiss city or refer to the juniper tree, whose old Dutch name was "genever", hence "gin", which is flavored with juniper berries.

Geneva has 18 variant forms: Gena, Genever, Genevia, Genevra, Genevre, Genovefa, Genoveffa, Genoveva, Ginebra, Ginevra, Ginevre, Janeva, Janevra, Jenovefa, Jineeva, Jineva, Joneva and Jonevah.

For more information, see also the related name Genevieve.

Baby names that sound like Geneva are Geneve and Jeneva.

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Popularity of Geneva

Geneva is a very popular first name for women (#303 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Geneva
Popularity of Geneva