Given Name GENEVA

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: jə-NEE-və  [details]

Meaning & History

Possibly a shortened form of GENEVIEVE. It could also be inspired by the name of the city in Switzerland. It has been used as a given name in the English-speaking world since the 19th century.
DIMINUTIVE: Neva

Categories

cities, currently out of the US top 1000, place names, short forms
Entry updated October 11, 2012