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Jenefer

What does Jenefer mean?

Jenefer Pronunciation of Jenefer [jene-fer] as a girls' name is a Welsh name, and the meaning of Jenefer is "fair and smooth". Jenefer is an alternate form of Jennifer (Welsh): from Gwenhwyfar.

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

Variations

Jenefer has 12 variants: Jeneffer, Jenifer, Jeniffer, Jenifre, Jenipher, Jennafer, Jennefer, Jenneffer, Jennifeur, Jenniffer, Jennyfer and Jenyfer.

9 more related forms via Jennifer: Genever, Genifer, Geniffer, Gennifer, Jenne, Jennee, Jenney, Jennie and Jenniver.

Creative forms:
(female) Janefer, Janfer, ..

(male) Jeneer, Jeneger, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jenefer Alicia (J.A.), ..

How popular is Jenefer?

Jenefer is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Jenefer is an equally uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular related forms of Jenefer (not ranked) are Jennifer (#252 from current records), Jenniffer, Jennie, Jennefer, Jeniffer and Jenifer. Other forms, like Geniffer, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Jenefer was common among parents 5 decades ago (median #834) and has become significantly diminished since (#1708, down 98%), with forms like Jenifer falling out of fashion. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Jenefer is alike in pronunciation to Janifer. Other recommended names are Demeter, Geniver, Guenever (see Guinevere), Janee, Janeen, Janene, Jeanee, Jeaneen, Jeanene, Jenae, Jenalee, Jenee, Jeneen, Jenell, Jenella, Jenelle, Jenene, Jenesis, Jenessa, Jenetta, Jenette, Jeneva, Jenice, Jenie, Jeniece, Jenilea (see Jenilee), Jenilee, Jenine, Jenise, Jennae, Jennet, Jeree, Jeremee, Jezebel, Jinee, Jineen, Jinger, Jinjer, Jonee and Juniper. These names tend to be more commonly used than Jenefer.

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