What does Genia mean?
Genia /ge-nia/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name. Genia's roots are Greek and Latin, and the meaning of Genia is "noble aristocrat; sacrifice; maiden". Genia is a variant transcription of Eugenia (Greek): feminine of Greek Eugenios. 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.Kreatif forms: Gania, Gionia. [more]
How popular is Genia?
Genia is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2798 out of 4276, Top 65%) but a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
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 (outside Top 1000). Variants like Jenell are seldom used. These girl names were at the top of their popularity during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.3624%) and are now significantly less popular (usage 0.0769%, down 78.8%), with versions like Eugenia, Ginger, Janie, Jennie and Virgie falling out of fashion. Jenna (#266) is the most chic birth name in this compilation. Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the girl name Genia and related names. (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.