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What does Jenne mean?

Jenne Pronunciation of Jenne as a girls' name is of Welsh derivation, and Jenne means "fair and smooth". Jenne is a version of Jennifer (Welsh): from Gwenhwyfar.


ASSOCIATED WITH fair (beautiful), smooth (gentle)



OTHER FORMS VIA JENNIFER Genna, Genni, Gennie, Genny, Jeffie, Jena, Jenefer, Jeni, Jenifer, Jenifre, Jenna, Jennafer, Jennee, Jennefer, Jenney, Jenni, Jennica, Jennie, Jenniver, Jenny, Jennyfer, Jenyfer

(female) Jende, ..

(male) Jenah, ..

Jenne Ameera (J.A.), ..

How popular is Jenne?

Jenne is an uncommonly occurring first name for females but a very prominent surname for all people (#18425 out of 150436, Top 12%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Prominent related forms of Jenne (NOT RANKED) ranked in the Top 2000 are Jennifer (#345 FROM CURRENT RECORDS), Jenna (#423), Jenny (#1120), Genna, Gennie, Jeffie, Jena, Jeni, Jenifer, Jennefer, Jenni and Jennie. These relations of Jenne were favored as baby names during the years 1980-1989 (MEDIAN #961) and have become much less conventional since (#1657, 96.3%). (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Genna, Gennie, Jeffie, Jena, Jeni in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jenifer, Jenna, Jennefer, Jenni, Jennie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jennifer, Jenny in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Jenne is alike in pronunciation to Gene, Jaine, Jan, Jane, Jann, Janne, Jayne, Jean, Jeane, Jeanne, Jin, Joan, Joane, Joann, Joanne, Joeann, Joeanne, Jone, Joyanne, June, Jyn and Zhane. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Janae, Janee, Janie, Janna, Jannae, Janney, Jannie, Janny, Jeana, Jeanae, Jeanee, Jeanie, Jeanna, Jeannie, Jeena, Jenae, Jenai, Jenay, Jenee, Jenene, Jenie, Jenine, Jennae, Jennah, Jennay, Jennet, Jinae, Jinee, Jinna, Jinnea, Jinnee, Jinni, Jinnie, Jinny, Jonae, Jonee, Jonie, Jonna, Jonnae, Jonni, Jonnie, Junae and Renne. These names tend to be more commonly used than Jenne.

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