What does Jenifer mean?
Jenifer /je-ni-fer/ [3 sylls.] as a name for girls is of Welsh origin, and the name Jenifer means "fair and smooth". Jenifer is a version of Guinevere (Welsh): an early transcription of Jennifer. Compare surname Jender.
Jenifer▼ has 27 more related variations via Guinevere, Jennifer: Genever, Genifer, Geniffer, Geniver, Genivra, Gennie, Gennifer, Gennifur, Guenever, Gueniver, Gweniver, Jeffie, Jen, Jena▼, Jeni, Jenn, Jenna▲, Jenne, Jennee, Jenney, Jenni, Jennica, Jennie▼, Jenniver, Jenny▼, Wendee and Wendie.Kreatif forms: Joanifer, Jonifer, Junifer. [more]
How popular is Jenifer?
Jenifer is a very prominent first name for women (#568 out of 4276, Top 13%) and also a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#39617 out of 150436, Top 26%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Jenifer for girls. Jenifer entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its highest rank of #332 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Jena, Jenna (#266 the previous year), Jennie, Jennifer (#220) and Jenny (#822) are the prominent alternative forms of Jenifer. Usage of these girl names was at its most widespread during 1980-1989 (usage of 0.7437%) and has become much less since (usage 0.282%, ▼62.1%), with the forms Jena, Jenifer, Jennie and Jenny becoming less fashionable. Jenna (#266) and Jennifer (#220) are two of the more contemporarily stylish birth names in this list. Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of Jenifer and associated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)