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What does Genny mean?

Genny Pronunciation of Genny [gen-ny] as a name for girls is of French, English, Latin and Welsh origin, and the name Genny means "virgin; fair and smooth". Genny is a variant form of Genevieve (French): possibly means "people, tribe, woman". Genny is also a form of Genna (English): rhyming version of Jenna. Genny is also used as a form of Ginny (Latin), Guinevere (Welsh) and Jennifer (Welsh).

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


Genny has 8 variants: Gena, Genae, Genaya, Genni, Gennie, Gina, Ginnee and Ginnie.

28 more related forms via Genevieve, Genna, Ginny, Guinevere, Jennifer: Gaenna, Geneva, Geneve, Guenna, Guinna, Gwen, Gwenn, Gwennie, Gwenny, Gwyn, Gwynn, Gwynna, Gwynne, Jen, Jena, Jeni, Jenn, Jenna, Jenne, Jennee, Jenney, Jenni, Jennie, Jenny, Jinny, Wendy, Winne and Winny.

Creative forms:
(female) Gennye, Gerny, ..

(male) Genah, Genno, ..

Middle name pairings:
Genny Mariyah (G.M.), ..

How popular is Genny?

Genny is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3326 out of 4276, Top 78%) but a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Gena, Geneva (#1219 from recent data), Genevieve (#182), Genna, Gennie, Gina (#1967), Ginny, Guinevere (#1336), Gwen (#746), Gwenn, Gwyn, Gwynne, Jena, Jeni, Jenna (#298), Jenni, Jennie, Jennifer (#252), Jenny (#968) and Wendy (#936) are the prominent related forms of Genny (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Gwynn, are uncommon. These relations of Genny reached the top of their popularity during 1970-1979 (usage of 5.3%) and have become significantly less conventional since (usage 0.3%, 94%). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gena, Geneva, Genevieve, Genna, Gennie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gina, Ginny, Guinevere, Gwen, Gwenn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gwyn, Gwynne, Jena, Jeni, Jenna in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jenni, Jennie, Jennifer, Jenny, Wendy in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jenna, Jennifer, Jenny outside U.S.

Similar Names

Genny is alike in pronunciation to Geena, Geenya, Genia, Genie, Genya, Geonna, Ginna, Ginni, Ginya, Gionna, Janay, Janey, Janny, Jeanna, Jeena, Jenae, Jenai, Jenee, Jenie, Jennae, Jennah, Jennay, Jinni, Jonay and Jonni. Other recommended names are Anny, Benny, Berny, Binny, Bonny, Bunny, Cinny, Conny, Danny, Denny, Dinny, Donny, Fanny, Geina, Gene, Gerry, Gerty, Glenn, Glenna, Glenne, Glennys, Gunna, Gunne, Gwenna, Gwenni, Hanny, Konny, Lanny, Minny, Nanny, Penny, Peony, Renny, Ronny, Sanny, Sinny, Sunny and Vinny. These names tend to be less commonly used than Genny.

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