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Girl Names Starting with Gen-

Gen- baby names and what they mean, with 19 results. Gen- names are used more often as feminine names. Usage of these girl names was at its most widespread in the 1910s (USAGE OF 0.5%) and is somewhat lower today (USAGE 0.4%, DOWN 29%), with names such as Geneva becoming less trendy. Genesis (#57) is the most chic name for newborns in this list, while Genao (TOP 9%) and Gent (9%) are popular Gen- last names.

Gen- names

Gena - Genny

Gina and variants

Genette, Gena1
Var. of Gina. .. Also a feminine form of Gene .. Popular. Compare Genette with common surnames Denette (TOP 60%), Gette (52%), which also end with -tte.

Eugenia and variants

Genie1, Genia1, Gene1, Gena2
Forms of Eugenia. Origin fr. Greek. "Noble aristocrat." Gena and Gene have dwindled in favor as birth names circa 1920-1929.

Gennara, Genara
Forms of Jenara. Derived fr. Spanish, Latin words. "January." Genara and Gennara were not Top birth names in 2018.


Var. of Jane. Root fr. Hebrew element. "God is gracious." Unisex name. Gene is popular as a children's name among the variant forms of Jane.

Gene and variants

Gene3, var. Genie2
Derivative of Greek, Hebrew elements. "Noble aristocrat; God is gracious." Adoption of Genie and variants grew 98 years ago.

Genie3, Gene4
Forms of Jean. Origin fr. Hebrew element. "God is gracious." Gene (UPPER 30%) and Genie (60%) are conventional women's names.

In Catholic tradition, Genesia, Virgin Mary .. Rare as a baby name, but Genesia is similar to the more common Genesis. See also Genisia.

Genesis and variants

Genesis, var. Gennesiss, Gennesis, Genisis, Genisia, Genisa, Genesiss, Genessa, Genesies
Based on Hebrew language. "Origin, birth." Usage of Genesis and variants as children's names in 2018 was up 29.3% compared to the previous decade.

Geneva and variants

Geneva1, var. Genoveva1, Genoveffa1, Genovefa, Genevre, Genevra1, Genever1, Genevia, Gena3
Source fr. Old French language. "Juniper tree." Genever, Genevre, Genovefa and Genoveffa are more rarefied as baby names among the variant forms of Geneva.

Jennifer and variants

Genny1, Gennivre, Geniffer1, Gennifur, Gennifer1, Genni, Gennie1, Genna1, Genifer, Genever2
Forms of Jennifer. Root fr. Welsh word. "Fair and smooth." Somewhat common as baby names, Genna, Genever, etc. sound like the familiar Ginny.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gen- names: Gena, Gene, Genesis, Geneva, Genevia

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gen- names: Genevie, Genevieve, Genevra, Genia, Genie

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gen- names: Genna, Gennie, Genoveva

Guinevere and variants

Genny2, Gennifer2, Gennie2, Genna2, Genivra, Geniffer2, Geniver, Genevra2, Genevieve1, Genever3
Var. of Guinevere. Stems fr. Welsh language. "Fair and smooth." Genevieve is a Top 2000 baby name.

Genevieve and variants

Genevieve2, var. Genoveva2, Genovera, Genoveffa2, Genny3, Gennie3, Genivee, Genivieve, Genevie, Geneveeve, Geneve, Geneva2, Gena4, Genavieve
Source fr. French language. .. Geneviève is the French version .. Geneva (TOP 48%) and Gena (56%) appear regularly as surnames.


Form of Ginevra. Source fr. Italian, Welsh elements. "Fair and smooth." Less popular today. Genevra was last found in 1880-1889 in the Top 2000. See also Genovera.


Var. of Iphigenia. Derivative of Greek element. "Sacrifice." Adoption of Genia was common among parents during 1960-1969. See also Gwenna.

Genya, Genia3
Var. of Virginia. Based on Latin word. "Maiden." Genya is unique as a birth name among the versions of Virginia.

Genista, var. Geneesta
Stems fr. Latin. "Broom plant." Geneesta and Genista are scarcely used as female names.

Genna and variants

Genna3, var. Genny4, Genaya, Genae
Root fr. English. Rhyming variant of Jenna. Genae and Genaya are more unusual as children's names among the variations of Genna.

Var. of Jenna. Origin fr. Arabic element. "Heaven." Adoption of Genna was expansive 3 decades ago. See also Gana.

Form of Ginny. Source fr. Latin word. "Virgin." Genny is not in the Top 2000. See also Geenya.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Gen- names for girls.

1. Gena - Genny
Gina [Gena, Genette], Eugenia [Gene, Gena, Genie, Genia], Jenara [Genara, Gennara], Jane [Gene], Gene [Genie], Jean [Gene, Genie], Genesia, Genesis [Genisa, Genisis, Genisia, Genessa, Gennesis, Genesiss, Genesies, Gennesiss], Geneva [Gena, Genevre, Genevra, Genevia, Genever, Genoveva, Genovefa, Genoveffa], Jennifer [Genni, Genny, Genna, Gennie, Gennivre, Geniffer, Gennifur, Gennifer, ..], Guinevere [Genny, Genna, Gennie, Genivra, Geniver, Genevra, Gennifer, Geniffer, ..], Genevieve [Genny, Gennie, Genivee, Genevie, Genoveva, Genovera, Genoveffa, Genivieve, ..], Ginevra [Genevra], Iphigenia [Genia], Virginia [Genya, Genia], Genista [Geneesta], Genna [Genny, Genae, Genaya], Jenna [Genna], Ginny [Genny]

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