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What does Genie mean?

Genie Pronunciation of Genie [ge-nie] as a girls' name is of Greek and Hebrew origin, and Genie means "noble aristocrat; God is gracious". Genie is an alternate form of Eugenia (Greek): feminine of Greek Eugenios. Genie is also a variation of Gene (Greek, Hebrew). Genie is also used as a derivative of Jean (Hebrew).

Associated with: greek, noble, gracious.


Genie has 4 variants: Geena, Gena, Genia and Gina.

14 more different relations via Eugenia, Gene, Jean: Eugenie, Janie, Jeane, Jeanee, Jeanice, Jeanie, Jeanine, Jeanne, Jeannie, Jenica, Jenna, Jennet, Jennie and Jennine.

Creative forms:
(female) Gernie, Ginie, ..

(male) Gein, Genier, ..

Middle name pairings:
Genie Arlene (G.A.), ..

How popular is Genie?

Genie is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#2568 out of 4276, Top 60%) and also a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#144908 out of 150436, Top 96%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Genie reached its top rank of #656 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not ranked at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Genie listed in the Top 2000 are Jenna (#298 from recent data), Janie (#1396), Gina (#1967), Jeanne, Jeanine, Jeannie, Jenica, Jennie, Eugenie, Jeanie, Jean, Gene, Gena, Genia, Geena, Eugenia and Jeane. Other variants, like Jennine, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Genie reached its highest 95 years ago (adoption of 1.52%) and has become significantly reduced since (adoption 0.07%, 95.1% less), with versions like Jeanne falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Genie, Eugenia, Eugenie, Geena, Gena in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gene, Genia, Gina, Janie, Jean in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jeane, Jeanie, Jeanine, Jeanne, Jeannie in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Genie is alike in pronunciation to Geenya, Genaya, Genni, Genya, Geonna, Ginia, Ginna, Ginnee, Ginni, Janae, Jaynie, Jena, Jenay, Jenee, Jeni, Jennee, Jenney, Jinae, Jinia, Joanie, Jonae, Jonee, Joni, Jonie and Jonnie. Other recommended names are Annie, Bennie, Bernie, Bevie, Bonie, Danie, Delie, Demie, Dennie, Femie, Ganit, Geneve, Genevie, Genifer (see Jennifer), Genivee, Gerde, Geri, Gerie, Gerte, Gertie, Gingie, Glenice, Glenine, Glenis, Glennie, Gunne, Gwennie, Henie, Hennie, Henrie, Honie, Ionie, Kenzie, Lanie, Leonie, Lonie, Medie, Nonie, Onie, Pennie, Remie, Renie, Rennie, Selie, Teenie, Terie, Tinie, Tonie, Vernie and Wendie. These names tend to be less frequently used than Genie.

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