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Jenifer

What does Jenifer mean?

Jenifer Pronunciation of Jenifer [jenifer] as a name for girls is of Welsh origin, and the name Jenifer means "fair and smooth". Jenifer is a version of Guinevere (Welsh). Jenifer is also a derivative of Jennifer (Welsh).

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

Variations

Jenifer has 13 variants: Janifer, Jenefer, Jeneffer, Jeniffer, Jenifre, Jenipher, Jennafer, Jennefer, Jenneffer, Jennifeur, Jenniffer, Jennyfer and Jenyfer.

Jenifer has 14 more relations via Guinevere, Jennifer: Genever, Genifer, Geniffer, Geniver, Gennifer, Gennifur, Gueniver, Gweniver, Jeni, Jenne, Jennee, Jenney, Jennie and Jenniver.

Creative forms:
(female) Jianifer, Junifer, ..

(male) Jeniles, Jenive, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jenifer Taliah (J.T.), ..

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)

Jenifer entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its highest rank of #304 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jenifer name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Guinevere (#1336 from current records), Jeni, Jeniffer, Jennefer, Jennie, Jennifer (#252) and Jenniffer are the prominent alternative forms of Jenifer. Adoption of these relations of Jenifer was at its most widespread 45 years ago (median #1045) and has become much diminished since (#1698, 98%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jenifer, Guinevere, Jeni, Jeniffer, Jennefer in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Janice, Janie, Janiel, Janine, Janise, Jeanice, Jeanie, Jeanine, Jenae, Jenalee, Jenee, Jeneen, Jenene, Jenica, Jenice, Jenie, Jeniece, Jenika, Jenilea (see Jenilee), Jenilee, Jenina, Jenine, Jenise, Jenista, Jenita, Jennae, Jennet, Jennice, Jennilee, Jennine, Jensine, Jeriel, Jezibel, Jeziree, Jinger, Jinjer, Jonie and Juniper. These names tend to be less commonly used than Jenifer.

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