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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 related girl names Eva and Genevieve.


Popularity

Geneva is a very popular first name for females (#303 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Geneva for girls (2015 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Geneva name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Geneva and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Eva, Gena, Geneva, Genevieve and Genoveva. (2015 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Eva, Gena, Geneva, Genevieve, Genoveva in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Eva, Genevieve outside U.S.


Similar Names

Geneva is also pronounced similarly to Genevie, Jeneva and Jenneva. Another suggested similar baby name is Geneve. These names tend to be less commonly used than Geneva.

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