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Jenny 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.

For more information, see also related names Jane, Jenilee, Genevieve, Genna and Guinevere.

Baby names that sound like Jenny are Genny, Janny, Jennay, Jenay, Jenney, Jenne and Jenn.

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Popularity of Jenny

Jenny is a very popular first name for women (#282 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#18164 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of the name Jenny for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Jenny with its variant forms and related girl baby names.
Popularity of name Jenny
Popularity of Jenny