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What does Genista mean?

Genista Pronunciation of Genista [genista] as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Genista is "broom plant". Plant name from planta genesta, which is also used in Plantagenet.

Associated with: plant (tree).


Genista has 4 variants: Geneesta, Ginista, Jenista and Jenny.

Creative forms:
(female) Ganista, Genita, ..


Middle name pairings:
Genista Skylee (G.S.), ..

How popular is Genista?

Genista is a rare given name for females. Genista is an equivalently unique last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Jenny (#968 in recent rankings) is the only popular varying form of Genista (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000. This relation of Genista was popular as a birth name 45 years ago (#132) and has become significantly less popular since, with Jenny going out of style. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jenny in U.S.

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