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What does Jenney mean?

Jenney Pronunciation of Jenney [jen-ney] as a girls' name is a Welsh name, and the name Jenney means "fair and smooth". Jenney is a variant form of Jennie: transcription of Janet. Jenney is also a variant of Jennifer (Welsh): from Gwenhwyfar.

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


Jenney has 7 variants: Jena, Jenee, Jeni, Jenna, Jennee, Jenni and Jenny.

15 more different relations via Jennie, Jennifer: Genna, Genni, Gennie, Genny, Jen, Jenefer, Jenifer, Jenn, Jennafer, Jenne, Jennefer, Jennica, Jenniver, Jennyfer and Jenyfer.

Creative forms:
(female) Jiney, ..

(male) Jenjer, Jenjet, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jenney Jimena (J.J.), ..

How popular is Jenney?

Jenney is an unusual first name for females but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#25221 out of 150436, Top 17%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Jenney (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000 are Jennifer (#252 a year ago), Jenna (#298), Jenny (#968), Jennefer, Jennie, Jenni, Jenifer, Gennie, Jena, Jenee, Jeni and Genna. Adoption of these forms of Jenney was at its highest 45 years ago (median #1009) and is now significantly lower (#1626, 96.7%). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Genna, Gennie, Jena, Jenee, Jeni in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jenifer, Jenna, Jennefer, Jenni, Jennie in U.S.

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jenna, Jennifer, Jenny outside U.S.

Similar Names

Jenney is alike in pronunciation to Ginnee, Ginny, Janae, Janay, Jannae, Janny, Jany, Jeanay, Jeannie, Jenae, Jenie, Jennae, Jennah, Jinae, Jinee, Jinna, Jinnea, Jinnee, Jinni, Jinnie, Jinny, Jonae, Jonee, Jonna and Jonni. Other suggested similar names are Benny, Bonney, Conney, Danney, Deney, Dennet, Denny, Fanney, Fennel, Jaimey, Jaine, Jamey, Jane, Jann, Janne, Jannel, Jannet, Jayne, Jean, Jeane, Jeanne, Jemmy, Jency, Jeneen, Jenene, Jenine, Jenneil, Jennet, Jenneva, Jennis, Jerrey, Jessey, Jinnet, Joane, Joanne, Joeanne, Jone, June, Kennedy, Nanney, Pennee, Penney, Penny, Reney, Rennay, Renne, Renny, Reyney, Ronney and Wendey (see Wendy). These names tend to be more frequently used than Jenney.

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