Meaning and name origin
Jenny \j(en)-ny\ as a girl's name is pronounced JEN-ee. It is of English origin. Originally a pet form of Jean in the Middle Ages; now used as a short form of Jennifer. Also used for blends and compound names. Dancer Jennita Russo.
Jenny▼ has 27 variant forms: Jen, Jenalee, Jenalynn, Jenarae, Jeneen, Jenene, Jenetta, Jeni, Jenica, Jenice, Jeniece, Jenika, Jenise, Jenita, Jenna▲, Jennessa, Jenni, Jennie▼, Jennika, Jennilee, Jennilyn, Jennis, Jennita, Jennyann, Jennylee, Jinni and Jinny.
Jenny is a very popular first name for females (#282 out of 4276, Top 7%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#18164 out of 88799, Top 20%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Jenny for girls. Jenny reached its highest rank of #133 in the U.S. in 1970-1979. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Jenny and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Genevieve (#210), Jennifer (#220), Jenna (#266), Jane (#322), Jenny (#822), Jennie and Jean. (2014 statistics).
Jenny▼ is also pronounced similarly to Genni, Genny, Ginny, Janay▼, Janey, Janna▼, Janney, Janny, Jany, Jeana▼, Jeanay, Jeanna▼, Jeena, Jena▼, Jenae, Jenai, Jenay, Jenee, Jenie, Jennae, Jennah, Jennay, Jennaya, Jennee, Jenney, Jinna, Jonay, Jonna and Jonni. Other suggested similar baby names are Benny, Denny, Jann, Janne, Jeane▼, Jeanne▼, Jemmy, Jency, Jenn, Jenne, Penny▼ and Renny. These names tend to be less commonly used than Jenny.