What does Jennings mean?
Jennings /jen-nings/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name. Jennings' name origin is Flemish, and the meaning of the name Jennings is "little John". Jennings is an alternate form of Jenkin (Flemish) with the suffix -gs.
Jennings▼ has 3 different relations via Jenkin: Jenkins, Jenkyn and Jenkyns.Kreatif forms: Janings, Jefnings, Jonings. [more]
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)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Jennings for boys. Jennings was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its peak position of #525 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not listed currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)