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What does Jinny mean?

Jinny Pronunciation of Jinny [jin-ny] as a girls' name. Diminutive of Virginia; variant of Jenny. Used mostly in the 19th century.

Associated with: 19th century.


Jinny has 4 variants: Jinna, Jinnee, Jinni and Jinnie.

Affiliated girl name: Ginny.

17 more different relations via Jenny, Virginia: Gina, Ginia, Ginnee, Ginni, Ginnie, Ginny, Ginya, Jen, Jenene, Jeni, Jenna, Jenni, Jennie, Jennis, Jinia, Jinjer and Virgy.

Creative forms:
(female) Jinne, Juny, ..

(male) Jinah, Jini, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jinny Haleigh (J.H.), ..

How popular is Jinny?

Jinny is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#4240 out of 4276, Top 99%) but an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Jenna (#298 via latest list), Virginia (#522), Jenny (#968), Gina (#1967), Jinnie, Jenni, Ginny, Jeni and Jennie are the popular related forms of Jinny (not ranked). These forms of Jinny were popular as baby names during 1920-1929 (adoption of 2.4%) and have become much less common since (adoption 0.1%, down 95.5%). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gina, Ginny, Jeni, Jenna, Jenni in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jennie, Jenny, Jinnie, Virginia in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Jinny is pronounced similarly to Genni, Janae, Janaya, Janaye, Janea, Janey, Janie, Janna, Jayni, Jeanay, Jeena, Jenay, Jenee, Jenie, Jennae, Jennaya, Jennee, Jenney, Jina, Jinae, Johna, Jona, Jonae, Jonee and Junia. Other suggested similar names are Anny, Benny, Binny, Blinny, Bonny, Bunny, Cinny, Conny, Danny, Denny, Dinny, Donny, Fanny, Hanny, Jandy, Jann, Janne, Jency, Jenn, Jenne, Jilly, Jin, Jinnet, Jinx, Jinxx, Konny, Lanny, Minny, Nanny, Penny, Renny, Ronny, Sanny, Signy, Sinny, Sunny, Tiny, Vinny and Winny. These names tend to be less commonly used than Jinny.

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