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What does Jenney mean?

Jenney Pronunciation of Jenney as a girls' name is a Welsh name, and the name Jenney means "fair and smooth". Jenney is a variant form of Jennie: short form of Janet. Jenney is also a variant of Jennifer (Welsh): from Gwenhwyfar.


ASSOCIATED WITH fair (beautiful), smooth (gentle)


VARIANTS Jenny, Jenni, Jennee, Jenna, Jeni, Jenee, Jena

OTHER FORMS VIA JENNIE, JENNIFER Genna, Genni, Gennie, Genny, Jen, Jenefer, Jenifer, Jenn, Jennafer, Jenne, Jennefer, Jennica, Jenniver, Jennyfer, Jenyfer



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How popular is Jenney?

Jenney is an unusual first name for females but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#25221 out of 150436, Top 17%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Prominent alternative forms of Jenney (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) listed in the Top 2000 are Jennifer (#345 A YEAR AGO), Jenna (#423), Jenny (#1120), Genna, Gennie, Jena, Jenee, Jeni, Jenifer, Jennefer, Jenni and Jennie. Adoption of these forms of Jenney was at its highest 38 years ago (MEDIAN #936) and is now significantly lower (#1657, 96.3%). (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Genna, Gennie, Jena, Jenee, 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

Jenney is alike in pronunciation to Ginnee, Ginny, Janae, Janay, Jannae, Janny, Jany, Jeanay, Jeannie, Jenae, Jenie, Jennae, Jennah, Jinae, Jinee, Jinna, Jinnea, Jinnee, Jinni, Jinnie, Jinny, Jonae, Jonee, Jonna and Jonni. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Benny, Bonney, Conney, Danney, Deney, Dennet, Denny, Fanney, Fennel, Jaimey, Jaine, Jamey, Jane, Jann, Janne, Jannel, Jannet, Jayne, Jean, Jeane, Jeanne, Jemmy, Jency, Jeneen, Jenene, Jenine, Jenneil, Jennet, Jenneva, Jennis, Jerrey, Jessey, Jinnet, Joane, Joanne, Joeanne, Jone, June, Kennedy, Nanney, Pennee, Penney, Penny, Reney, Rennay, Renne, Renny, Reyney, Ronney and Wendey (see Wendy). These names tend to be more frequently used than Jenney.

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