Given Name JENNY

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: JEN-ee (English), YE-nee (German)  [details]

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.
DIMINUTIVE: Jan (English)
MASCULINE FORMS: Evan, Ian, Ivan, John, Jon, Sean, Shane, Shaun, Shawn, Shayne (English), Ivan, Jan, Jens, Johan, Johannes, Jon (Swedish), Jani, Janne, Johannes, Joni, Jouni, Juhana, Juhani (Finnish), Jan, Johann, Johannes (German), Jan, Johan, Johannes (Dutch), Iván, Juan (Spanish)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Lashawn (African American), Gwenhwyfar, Guenevere, Guinevere (Arthurian Romance), Jone (Basque), Joanna (Biblical), Ioanna (Biblical Greek), Iohanna (Biblical Latin), Ioana, Ivana, Yana, Yanka, Yoana (Bulgarian), Joana, Jana (Catalan), Jenifer (Cornish), Ghjuvanna (Corsican), Ivana (Croatian), Ivana, Jana, Johana (Czech), Johanna, Johanne, Jeanette (Danish), Johanna (Estonian), Jeanne, Johanne, Guenièvre, Janine, Jeanette, Jeanine, Jeannette, Jeannine (French), Xoana (Galician), Gianna, Ioanna, Yanna (Greek), Johanna, Zsanett (Hungarian), Jenný, Jóhanna, Jóna (Icelandic), Chevonne, Shavonne, Shevaun, Shevon, Síne, Siobhán, Sinéad (Irish), Giovanna, Ginevra (Italian), Johanna (Late Roman), Janina (Lithuanian), Ivana, Jovana (Macedonian), Jehanne, Johanne (Medieval French), Johanna, Johanne, Jeanette (Norwegian), Janina, Joanna (Polish), Joana (Portuguese), Ioana (Romanian), Yana, Zhanna, Zhannochka (Russian), Giuanna (Sardinian), Jean, Seonag, Sheena, Sìne, Jessie, Sìneag, Teasag (Scottish), Ivana, Jovana (Serbian), Ivana, Jana (Slovak), Ivana, Jana (Slovene), Ivanna, Yana (Ukrainian), Shan, Siân, Siwan, Siana, Siani, Sioned (Welsh), Gwenhwyfar (Welsh Mythology)
SAME SPELLING: Jenný

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Entry updated July 2, 2017