What does Jennings mean?
Associated with: little.
2 different relations via Jenkin: Jenkins and Jenkyns.Creative forms:
(male) Janings, Jernings, ..
(female) Jennes, Jensie, .. Middle name pairings:
Jennings Shlomo (J.S.), ..
How popular is Jennings?
Jennings is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#321 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Jennings was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its peak position of #499 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not listed currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Jenkins is the only other prominent alternative form of Jennings. These relations of Jennings were popular in the 1890s (average #1223), but now, the version Jennings has become less stylish.
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Banning, Canning, Dennis▼, Hastings, Henning, Jeannot, Jeavin, Jenarius, Jenesis, Jenkyn (see Jenkin), Jennaro, Jennesis, Jens, Jensen▲, Jenson, Jentian, Jeraint (see Geraint), Jermin, Jeronimus, Jerrin, Jervis, Jestin, Jevin, Jevvin (see Jevon), Joannes, Jonnie, Junius▼, Justinas, Justinus and Manning. These names tend to be more frequently used than Jennings.See names in meaning and etymology.