Meaning and Name Origin
Genevra \ge-nev-ra, gen(e)-vra\ as a name for girls is of Old French, Italian and Welsh derivation, and the name Genevra means "juniper tree; fair and smooth". Genevra is a derivative of Geneva (Old French). Genevra is also a variant of Ginevra (Italian, Welsh): variant of Jennifer. Genevra is also used as a variant of Guinevere (Welsh).
Genevra has 1 variant: Genivra.
Genevra has 36 more alternative forms via Geneva, Ginevra, Guinevere: Gaenna, Gena▼, Genever, Genevia, Genevieve▲, Genevre, Geniver, Genna, Gennie, Genny, Genovefa, Genoveffa, Genoveva▼, Ginebra, Ginevre, Guenever, Guenevere, Gueniver, Guenna, Guennola, Guinever, Gwenevere, Gweniver, Gwennola, Gwennora, Gwennore, Gwenora, Gwenore, Janeva, Janevra, Jenovefa, Jineeva, Jineva, Joneva, Jonevah and Vera▲.
Genevra is a rare first name for females. Genevra is a rare last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Genevra and affiliated names. Popular related forms of Genevra (#unlisted) listed in the Top 1000 are Genevieve (#210 in 2014), Vera (#367), Genoveva, Gena and Geneva. Usage of these girl names was at its highest during 1910-1919 and has become much lower since, with the versions Genoveva, Geneva and Gena becoming less trendy. Vera (#367) and Genevieve (#210) are two of the more trendy names for newborns here, with Genevieve and Vera undergoing a rekindling in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)
A suggested similar baby name is Genovera. Like Genevra, this name is not frequently used.