JENNY
GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: JEN-ee (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
Originally a medieval English diminutive of JANE. Since the middle of the 20th century it has been primarily considered a diminutive of JENNIFER.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Janelle, Janet, Janey, Janice, Janie, Jen, Jena, Jenn, Jennie, Janae, Janeka, Janel, Janele, Janella, Janessa, Janette, Janis, Jannette, Jayna, Jaynie, Jenae, Jeni, Jenna, Jenni (English), Hanna, Jennie, Jonna (Swedish), Hanna, Hanne (German), Hanna, Hanne, Hannie, Jennigje, Johanneke (Dutch), Yenny (Spanish (Latin American))
DIMINUTIVES: Jan, Jenelle, Janetta, Jenessa (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Tajuana (African American), 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, Žana (Croatian), Ivana, Jana, Johana (Czech), Johanna, Johanne, Hanna, Hanne, Janne, Jannicke, Jannike, Jonna (Danish), Johanna (Estonian), Janina, Johanna, Hanna, Hannele, Janna, Jenna, Jenni, Jonna (Finnish), Guenièvre, Jeanne, Johanne, Jeanette, Jeanine, Jeannette, Jeannine, Joanne (French), Xoana (Galician), Gianna, Ioanna, Yanna, Nana (Greek), Johanna, Hanna, Zsanett (Hungarian), Jóhanna, Jóna (Icelandic), Chevonne, Shavonne, Shevaun, Shevon, Síne, Siobhán, Sinéad (Irish), Ginevra, Giovanna, Gia, Gianna, Giannina, Giovannetta, Nina, Vanna (Italian), Johanna (Late Roman), Janina (Lithuanian), Ivana, Jovana (Macedonian), Jehanne, Johanne (Medieval French), Johanna, Johanne, Hanna, Hanne, Janne, Jannicke, Jannike (Norwegian), Janina, Joanna, Asia, Joasia (Polish), Joana, Joaninha (Portuguese), Ioana (Romanian), Yana, Zhanna, Zhannochka (Russian), Jean, Seona, Seonag, Sheena, Sheona, Shona, Sìne, Jessie, Seònaid, Sìneag, Teasag (Scottish), Ivana, Jovana (Serbian), Jana (Slovak), Ivana, Jana, Žana (Slovene), Gaenor, Siân, Siwan, Siana, Siani, Sioned (Welsh), Gwenhwyfar (Welsh Mythology)
Popularity
United States  ranked #804 
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Norway  ranked #25 
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