What does Jenni mean?
Jenni [jen-ni] as a name for girls is of Welsh and English derivation, and Jenni means "fair and smooth". Jenni is a version of Guinevere (Welsh). Jenni is also a variant of Jennie. Jenni is also used as a variant of Jennifer (Welsh) and Jenny (English).
32 more alternative forms via Guinevere, Jennie, Jennifer, Jenny: Gaenna, Genna, Genni, Gennie, Genny, Guenna, Gwenn, Gwennie, Gwenny, Jeffie, Jen, Jeneen, Jenene, Jenica, Jenice, Jenika, Jenise, Jenita, Jenn, Jenne, Jennica, Jennika, Jennilee, Jennilyn, Jennis, Jennita, Jenniver, Wendie, Wendy▼, Winne, Winnie▼ and Winny.Creative forms:
(female) Jeanni, Joyni, ..
(male) Jenah, Jenri, .. Middle name pairings:
Jenni Jasmin (J.J.), ..
How popular is Jenni?
Jenni is a very popular first name for females (#1617 out of 4276, Top 38%) and a slightly less popular surname for both adults and children (#88083 out of 150436, Top 59%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Jenni entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its peak position of #893 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. Genna, Gennie, Guinevere (#1336 a year ago), Gwenn, Jeffie, Jena, Jenee, Jeni, Jenica, Jenice, Jenise, Jenna (#298), Jennie, Jennifer (#252), Jenny (#968), Wendie, Wendy (#936) and Winnie (#1188) are the prominent alternative forms of Jenni. Adoption of these relations of Jenni reached its most widespread during 1970-1979 (adoption of 5%) and has become much diminished since (adoption 0.2%, ▼96%).
Jenni is pronounced similarly to Geena, Genie, Ginny, Janae, Janea, Janna▼, Jannah, Janney, Jayna, Jeana, Jeannie▼, Jenay, Jenie, Jennae, Jennah, Jennaya, Jinee, Jinna, Jinnee, Joanie, Johna, Jona, Jonna, Jonnae and Jonni. Other suggested similar names are Anni, Benni, Berni, Bonni, Bunni, Conni, Danni, Deni, Denni, Donni, Fanni, Gwenni, Jann, Janne, Jannis, Jean▼, Jeane, Jeanne▼, Jelani, Jency, Jenda, Jenina, Jenine, Jenneil, Jennet, Jennice, Jennine, Jeri▼, Jerri▼, Jessi, Keni, Leni, Leoni, Lonni, Nanni, Ronni, Sonni, Sunni, Teoni, Vinni, Vonni and Xeni. These names tend to be less commonly used than Jenni.See names in meaning and etymology.