JENNY
GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: JEN-ee   [key]
Meaning & History
Originally a medieval diminutive of JANE. Since the middle of the 20th century it has been primarily considered a diminutive of JENNIFER.
Related Names
DIMINUTIVES: Jan, Jenelle, Janetta, Jenessa
OTHER LANGUAGES: Guenevere, Guinevere, Gwenhwyfar (Arthurian Romance), Jone (Basque), Joanna (Biblical), Ioanna (Biblical Greek), Iohanna (Biblical Latin), Ioana, Ivana, Yana, Yoana (Bulgarian), Joana, Jana (Catalan), Jenifer (Cornish), Ivana (Croatian), Ivana, Jana, Johana (Czech), Johanna, Johanne (Danish), Jana, Janna, Johanna (Dutch), Johanna (Estonian), Janina, Johanna (Finnish), Guenièvre, Jeanne, Jeanette, Jeanine, Jeannette, Jeannine (French), Xoana (Galician), Jana, Janina, Johanna (German), Ioanna (Greek), Johanna, Zsanett (Hungarian), Jóhanna, Jóna (Icelandic), Chevonne, Shavonne, Shevaun, Shevon, Síne, Siobhan, Sinéad (Irish), Ginevra, Giovanna (Italian), Johanna (Late Roman), Janina (Lithuanian), Ivana, Jovana (Macedonian), Jehanne, Johanne (Medieval French), Johanna, Johanne (Norwegian), Janina, Joanna (Polish), Joana (Portuguese), Ioana (Romanian), Yana, Zhanna, Zhannochka (Russian), Jean, Seonag, Sheena, Sìne, Jessie, Sìneag, Teasag (Scottish), Ivana, Jovana (Serbian), Jana (Slovak), Ivana, Jana (Slovene), Juana (Spanish), Janina, Janna, Johanna (Swedish), Gaenor, Siân, Siwan, Siana, Siani, Sioned (Welsh), Gwenhwyfar (Welsh Mythology)
Popularity
United States  ranked #804 
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