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What does Gennifer mean?

Gennifer Pronunciation of Gennifer [gen-nifer] as a name for girls is of Welsh origin, and Gennifer means "fair and smooth". Gennifer is an alternate spelling of Guinevere (Welsh). Gennifer is also a variant of Jennifer (Welsh).

Associated with: fair (beautiful), smooth (gentle).


Gennifer has 3 variants: Genifer, Geniffer and Gennifur.

22 more related forms via Guinevere, Jennifer: Genever, Geniver, Genni, Gennie, Gennivre, Gueniver, Gweniver, Gwennie, Janifer, Jenefer, Jeneffer, Jenifer, Jeniffer, Jennafer, Jennefer, Jenneffer, Jennie, Jennifeur, Jenniffer, Jenniver, Jennyfer and Jenyfer.

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Middle name pairings:
Gennifer Lacy (G.L.), ..

How popular is Gennifer?

Gennifer is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Gennifer is an uncommon last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Jennifer (#252 the previous year), Guinevere (#1336), Jennie, Jenniffer, Jeniffer, Jenifer, Gennie and Jennefer are the popular related forms of Gennifer (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Jennifeur, are uncommon. These forms of Gennifer were at the height of their popularity in the 1970s (usage of 4.4%) and are now significantly less widespread (usage 0.1%, down 98.1%). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gennie, Guinevere, Jenifer, Jeniffer, Jennefer in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jennie, Jennifer, Jenniffer in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Anner, Bennie, Dennie, Dennise, Gardiner, Gayner, Geenia, Genae, Gene, Genesies (see Genesis), Genette, Geneve, Genevie, Genevre, Genia, Genie, Genisa, Genisia, Genisis, Genista, Genivee, Genivra, Genna, Gennara, Gennesis, Genny, Genovera, Gerdine, Gerie, Gerrie, Gertie, Giannine, Ginger, Gingie, Ginjer (see Ginger), Ginnee, Ginni, Ginnie, Glenice, Glenine, Glenne, Glennene (see Glenna), Glennice, Glennie, Glennis, Glynice, Grier, Guenever (see Guinevere), Guinever, Gunne, Gunnel, Gunnvor, Gwenni, Gwennore (see Guinevere), Hennie, Jenipher, Jennice, Jennilee, Jennine, Juniper, Lennice, Pennie, Rennie and Vennice. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gennifer.

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