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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.

Geneva is also pronounced similarly to Genevie, Jeneva and Jenneva. Another suggested similar baby name is Geneve.


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).

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