Meaning and Name Origin
Genia \ge-nia\ as a girls' name has the meaning "noble aristocrat; sacrifice; maiden". Genia is a variant of Eugenia (Greek). Genia is also a derivative of Iphigenia (Greek); Greek mythology: daughter of Agamemnon. Genia is also used as a variation of Virginia (Latin).
Genia has 41 more alternative forms via Eugenia, Iphigenia, Virginia: Efigenia, Ephigenia, Ephigenie, Eugena, Eugenie▼, Eugina, Evgenia, Evgenija, Evgeniya, Gene▼, Gigi, Ginella, Ginelle, Ginger▼, Gingia, Ifigenia, Iphigeneia, Iphigenie, Janie▼, Jeena, Jenell, Jenella, Jenelle, Jenna▲, Jennie▼, Jinia, Jinjer, Jinnie, Jinny, Verginia, Verginya, Virge, Virgena, Virgene, Virgenya, Virgie▼, Virgina, Virgine, Virginie, Virginnia and Virgy.
Genia is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2798 out of 4276, Top 65%) and also a somewhat popular surname for all people (#72655 out of 88799, Top 82%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the girl name Genia and related names. Eugenia, Eugenie, Gena, Gene, Genie, Gigi, Gina, Ginger, Ginny, Janie, Jenelle, Jenna (#266 a year ago), Jennie, Virgie and Virginia (#581) are the prominent alternative forms of Genia (#unlisted). These girl names were at the top of their popularity during the years 1880-1889 and are now significantly less popular, with versions like Eugenia, Ginger, Janie, Jennie and Virgie falling out of fashion. Jenna (#266) is the most chic birth name in this compilation. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Genia is pronounced similarly to Genae, Genaya, Genna, Genni, Gennie, Genny, Geonna, Ginna, Jania, Jena▼, Jeni, Jenie and Junia. Other recommended similar baby names are Denia, Fenia, Gaenna, Gana, Geana, Geina, Gemma▲, Genisa, Guenna, Gunna, Gwenna, Henia, Kenia▼, Venia, Xenia and Zenia. These names tend to be less commonly used than Genia.