Meaning and name origin
Genoveffa \ge-no-veffa, genov(ef)-fa\ as a girl's name is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Genoveffa is "juniper tree". Genoveffa is a variant of Geneva (Old French): may refer to the Swiss city or refer to the juniper tree, whose old Dutch name was "genever", hence "gin", which is flavored with juniper berries.
Genoveffa has 1 variant form: Genovefa.
Genoveffa is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Genoveffa and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Geneva. (2014 statistics).