How to spell genevieve

What is short for Genevieve?

The name Genevieve is primarily a female name of French origin that means Woman Of The Family. Nicknames for the name Genevieve include Jenny, Jen/Gen, Viv, and Vivi.

How many ways can you spell Genevieve?

Love the spelling and the name Genevieve. However, we also love the nickname Jenna / Genna for this name (how would you pronounce Genna?). Other spellings we are considering include Genavieve/Gennavieve, Jenevieve and Jenavieve/Jennavieve.

How old is the name Genevieve?

Saint Genevieve, known as the patron of Paris, is credited with saving the city from the Huns during the 5th century. Introduced to Britain from France during the 19th century, the name has been used steadily in both England and the United States.


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Is Genevieve a pretty name?

I think [name]Genevieve[/name] is absolutely lovely, and has wonderful nickname options wrapped up in a very elegant package. I see [name]Genevieve[/name] as beautiful and intelligent, graceful, yet warm and endearing. She’s also a cute cute little girl in her younger years.

Is Genevieve a unisex name?

Genevieve (French: Geneviève) is a female given name of Germanic or Celtic origin. It may be from the Germanic name *Kenowefa (Latinized as Genoveva) meaning “Woman of the race”.

Is Genevieve a good name?

Genevieve is a perfect choice for anyone who wants to retain the gen sound but is tired of all the overused Jen names. It is both dainty and substantial and can be pronounced either GEN-uh-veev or the French zhahn-vee-EV.

Does Genevieve mean blessing?

Genevieve is a refined name that feels substantial. It’s another moniker that has a whimsical meaning as it’s a French name that means miracle. This one is just too feminine and lady-like to overlook. It was a popular name for girls in the 1930s.

How popular is the name Genevieve?

Genevieve Name Popularity

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What is a good middle name for Genevieve?

Current contenders are: Genevieve Amelia. Genevieve Abigail.

What’s the rarest girl name?

Rare Girl Names

Calliope: 406 babies born in 2019 share a name with the greek muse associated with music, poetry, and Disney’s Hercules. Clementine: 420 babies born in 2019 were named for the orange fruit. Just 17 were given the name Apple. Coraline: Unfortunately, “Wybie” isn’t on the SSA’s list at all.

What’s a badass name for a girl?

Badass Girl Names for Your Rebel Princess

DianaHeavenly and divineLatin
DolaThe crown brings honorAfrican