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What does Genia mean?

Genia Pronunciation of Genia [ge-nia] as a girls' name has its roots in Greek and Latin, and the meaning of Genia is "noble aristocrat; sacrifice; maiden". Genia is a variant form 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).

Associated with: greek, noble.


Genia has 13 variants: Geena, Geenia, Geenya, Gena, Genie, Genya, Gina, Ginia, Ginnee, Ginni, Ginnie, Ginny and Ginya.

9 more alternative forms via Eugenia, Iphigenia, Virginia: Evgenia, Gene, Gigi, Gingia, Janie, Jeena, Jenna, Jennie and Jinia.

Creative forms:
(female) Gania, Geia, ..

(male) Genon, Geon, ..

Middle name pairings:
Genia Georgina (G.G.), ..

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. Demographics)

Genia reached its top rank of #1702 in the U.S. during the years 1960-1969, but is not listed at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Genia name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Eugenia, Geena, Gena, Gene, Genie, Gigi, Gina (#1967 via latest list), Ginny, Janie (#1396), Jenna (#298), Jennie and Virginia (#522) are the prominent alternative forms of Genia. Other variants, like Jinia, are seldom used. These forms of Genia were at the top of their popularity 95 years ago (median #1245) and are now significantly less common (#1706, 95.8%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Genia, Eugenia, Geena, Gena, Gene in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Genie, Gigi, Gina, Ginny, Janie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jenna, Jennie, Virginia in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Genia is pronounced similarly to Genae, Genaya, Genna, Genni, Gennie, Genny, Geonna, Giana, Gianna, Ginna, Gionna, Jaena, Janea, Jania, Janna, Jeana, Jeanie, Jena, Jenai, Jenay, Jennay, Jenni, Jina, Jona and Jonie. Other recommended names are Belia, Dania, Delia, Demia, Denia, Edenia, Fania, Fenia, Gaenna, Galia, Gana, Geela, Geina, Gelya, Gemma, Geneva, Genevia, Genisa, Genisia, Genivra, Gerda, Gerica, Gioia, Glenda, Glenis, Guenna, Gunna, Gwenita, Gwenna, Hania, Henia, Kecia, Kenia, Kezia, Lecia, Lelia, Lesia, Lexia, Melia, Nania, Nelia, Selia, Tania, Tesia, Veenia, Venia, Xeenia, Xenia, Zenia and Zonia. These names tend to be less commonly used than Genia.

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