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What does Jennie mean?

Jennie Pronunciation of Jennie [jen-nie] as a girls' name. Diminutive of Janet or Jennifer. Used as an independent name since the 19th century. Swedish soprano Jennie Lind; talk show host Jenny Jones.

Associated with: 19th century.


Jennie has 5 variants: Jenee, Jennee, Jenney, Jenni and Jenny.

Affiliated girl names: Eugenia, Genevieve and Guinevere.

30 more alternative forms via Janet, Jennifer: Genna, Genni, Gennie, Gennifer, Gennivre, Genny, Janit, Jannet, Jeffie, Jen, Jena, Jenefer, Jenette, Jeni, Jenifer, Jenifre, Jenn, Jenna, Jennafer, Jenne, Jennefer, Jennet, Jennette, Jennica, Jennifeur, Jenniffer, Jenniver, Jennyfer, Jenyfer and Jinnet.

Creative forms:
(female) Jainie, Jinie, ..

(male) Jenah, Jenri, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jennie Dariana (J.D.), ..

How popular is Jennie?

Jennie is a very prominent first name for females (#265 out of 4276, Top 6%) and a slightly less prominent last name for all people (#142819 out of 150436, Top 95%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Jennie reached its peak rank of #32 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not listed at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Eugenia, Genevieve (#182 the previous year), Genna, Gennie, Guinevere (#1336), Janet (#1487), Jannet, Jeffie, Jena, Jenee, Jeni, Jenifer, Jenna (#298), Jennefer, Jennette, Jenni, Jennifer (#252), Jenniffer and Jenny (#968) are the popular alternative forms of Jennie. Other variants, like Jenn, are seldom used. These forms of Jennie were popular 5 decades ago (average #1109) and are now much less widespread (#1626, 94%), with forms like Janet becoming less fashionable.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jennie, Eugenia, Genevieve, Genna, Gennie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Guinevere, Janet, Jannet, Jeffie, Jena in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jenee, Jeni, Jenifer, Jenna, Jennefer in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Jennie is pronounced similarly to Geenia, Genae, Genia, Janai, Janais, Jania, Janney, Janny, Jeana, Jeanee, Jenae, Jenay, Jennah, Jennay, Jennaya, Jinae, Jinnee, Jinnie, Jinny, Joannue, Johnnie, Joni, Jonie, Jonnie and Junia. Other recommended names are Annie, Benni, Bennie, Bernie, Binnie, Bonnie, Bunnie, Cinnie, Connie, Glennie, Gwennie, Hannie, Hennie, Jamie, Jammie, Jane, Jann, Jannis, Jean, Jeane, Jeanine, Jeanne, Jeannine, Jemmie, Jenene, Jenise, Jennice, Jennika, Jennilee, Jennine, Jennis, Jessie, Joeanne, Jone, June, Kennia, Konnie, Lennice, Leonie, Monnie, Nannie, Pennie, Renne, Ronnie, Teenie, Vernie, Vonnie, Wendie, Winnie and Zannie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Jennie.

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