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What does Genesis mean?

Genesis Pronunciation of Genesis as a boys' name (also used more commonly as girls' name Genesis) is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Genesis is "origin, beginning". Biblical: the first book in the Old Testament, and tells of the story of the creation of the world.

ASSOCIATED WITH Ge-, -is, greek, old


VARIANTS Gennesis, Ginesis, Jenesis, Jennesis



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How popular is Genesis?

Genesis is a rare first name for men. Genesis is an equivalently unique surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Genesis entered the list in 1991 and reached its highest rank of #1688 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (2015 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Aineis, Anestis, Denis, Dennis, Enneis, Fenris, Ganesh, Ganesha (see Ganesh), Geddis, Gene, Genio, Gerasim, Geremia and Gervais. These names tend to be more frequently used than Genesis.

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