What does Jeni mean?
Jeni [jeni] as a girls' name has its roots in Welsh, Hebrew and English, and the name Jeni means "fair and smooth; God is gracious". Jeni is an alternate spelling of Guinevere (Welsh). Jeni is also a variation of Jane (Hebrew): originally a feminine variation of John. Jeni is also used as a derivative of Jennifer (Welsh) and Jenny (English).
Jeni has 28 variants: Jana▼, Janae, Janaye, Janee, Janey, Jania, Janie▼, Janna▼, Janney, Janny, Jany, Jayna, Jeanie▼, Jena▼, Jenie, Jenna▼, Jennee, Jenney, Jenni, Jennie▼, Jinna, Jinni, Jinny, Joana▼, Joanna, Johnna, Joni▼ and Jonie.
57 more different relations via Guinevere, Jane, Jennifer, Jenny: Gene▼, Genna, Genni, Gennie, Genny, Gwen, Gwenn, Jaina, Jaine, Jan▼, Jandy, Janel▼, Janene, Janet▼, Janica, Janice▼, Janina, Janine▼, Janis▼, Janise, Janit, Janka, Jayne▼, Jayni, Jaynie, Jean▼, Jeanne▼, Jeffie, Jen, Jenda, Jeneen, Jenene, Jenica, Jenice, Jeniece, Jenifer▼, Jenifre, Jenika, Jenise, Jenita, Jenn, Jenne, Jennica, Jennika, Jennis, Jennita, Jensina, Jensine, Jess, Joan▼, Juana, Shene, Vania, Vera▼, Wendie, Wendy▼ and Win.Creative forms:
(female) Jaini, Jene, ..
(male) Jeli, Jenim, .. Middle name pairings:
Jeni Addalynn (J.A.), ..
How popular is Jeni?
Jeni is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#2420 out of 4276, Top 57%) but an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Jeni was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its peak position of #1353 in the U.S. during the years 1970-1979, but is not listed at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Jennifer (#252 in recent rankings), Jane (#288), Jenna (#298), Joanna (#306), Vera (#312), Gwen (#746), Wendy (#936), Jenny (#968), Janae (#1003), Jana (#1011), Janice (#1238), Guinevere (#1336), Janie (#1396), Janet (#1487), Jaina (#1836), Juana (#1915), Joan (#1990), Jenise, Jenifer, Jenica, Jenice, Jenni, Jess, Johnna, Joni, Jena, Joana, Wendie, Vania, Jennie, Jayne, Janel, Janene, Janey, Jania, Janee, Jan, Genna, Gennie, Gwenn, Janina, Janine, Gene, Jean, Jeanie, Jeanne, Jayna, Janney, Janis, Janise, Janna and Jeffie are the prominent varying forms of Jeni. Adoption of these forms of Jeni was at its highest in the 1930s (median #1338) and is now significantly reduced (#1685, ▼92%).
Jeni is pronounced similarly to Geenia, Gena▼, Genae, Genie, Ginia, Janais, Janay, Jeana, Jeanee, Jeanna, Jeena, Jenai, Jennae, Jina, Jinee, Jinnie, Joanie, Johna, Jona, Jonae, Jonna, Jonni, Junae, Junia and Juno. Other suggested similar names are Anni, Benni, Berni, Deni, Denni, Eleni, Jaci, Jami▼, Jann, Je-, Jeane, Jeh, Jelani, Jency, Jenina, Jenine, Jere, Jeri▼, Jerri▼, Jery, Jessi, Jeth, Jett, Jey, Jin, Jinx, Jobi, Jodi▼, Joi, Joli, Jone, Jori, Judi▼, Juli, June▼, Jyn, Jynx, Kani, Keni, Lani, Leni, Leoni, Loni, Nani, Noni, Roni, Tani, Teoni, Xeni and Zuni. These names tend to be less commonly used than Jeni.See names in meaning and etymology.