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What does Jenni mean?

Jenni Pronunciation of Jenni as a name for girls is of Welsh and English derivation, and Jenni means "fair and smooth". Jenni is a version of Guinevere (Welsh). Jenni is also a variant of Jennie. Jenni is also used as a variant of Jennifer (Welsh), and a variant of Jenny (English).


ASSOCIATED WITH fair (beautiful), smooth (gentle)


VARIANTS Jinny, Jinni, Jenney, Jennee, Jenna, Jeni, Jenee, Jena

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA GUINEVERE, JENNIE, JENNIFER, JENNY Gaenna, Genna, Genni, Gennie, Genny, Guenna, Gwenn, Gwennie, Gwenny, Jeffie, Jen, Jeneen, Jenene, Jenica, Jenice, Jenika, Jenise, Jenita, Jenn, Jenne, Jennica, Jennika, Jennilee, Jennilyn, Jennis, Jennita, Jenniver, Wendie, Wendy, Winne, Winnie, Winny

(female) Jani, ..

(male) Jenah, ..

Jenni Jurnee (J.J.), ..

How popular is Jenni?

Jenni is a very popular first name for females (#1617 out of 4276, Top 38%) and a slightly less popular surname for both adults and children (#88083 out of 150436, Top 59%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Jenni entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its peak position of #893 in the U.S. during the years 1970-1979, but is not listed at the moment. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Genna, Gennie, Guinevere (#1446 A YEAR AGO), Gwenn, Jeffie, Jena, Jenee, Jeni, Jenica, Jenice, Jenise, Jenna (#423), Jennie, Jennifer (#345), Jenny (#1120), Wendie, Wendy (#969) and Winnie (#1005) are the prominent alternative forms of Jenni. Adoption of these relations of Jenni reached its most widespread during 1980-1989 (ADOPTION OF 3.1%) and has become much diminished since (ADOPTION 0.2%, 95%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jenni, Genna, Gennie, Guinevere, Gwenn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jeffie, Jena, Jenee, Jeni, Jenica in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jenice, Jenise, Jenna, Jennie, Jennifer in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jenny, Wendie, Wendy, Winnie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Jenni is pronounced similarly to Geena, Genie, Ginny, Janae, Janea, Janna, Jannah, Janney, Jayna, Jeana, Jeannie, Jenay, Jenie, Jennae, Jennah, Jennaya, Jinee, Jinna, Jinnee, Joanie, Johna, Jona, Jonna, Jonnae and Jonni. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Anni, Benni, Berni, Bonni, Bunni, Conni, Danni, Deni, Denni, Donni, Fanni, Gwenni, Jann, Janne, Jannis, Jean, Jeane, Jeanne, Jelani, Jency, Jenda, Jenina, Jenine, Jenneil, Jennet, Jennice, Jennine, Jeri, Jerri, Jessi, Keni, Leni, Leoni, Lonni, Nanni, Ronni, Sonni, Sunni, Teoni, Vinni, Vonni and Xeni. These names tend to be less commonly used than Jenni.

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