Jennifer meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Jennifer No. of characters: 8 Gender: GirlOrigin: English German Dutch Swedish Spanish Welsh
Religion: Hindu How to pronounce Jennifer je-nni-fer What does my name mean? 
Meanings: White Wave Fair One Fair and Smooth Soft Smooth Soft and Smooth White Phantom White Spirit Pure and Yielding White and Smooth English name of Celtic origin, meaning composition of "white" and "soft". Known from mythology as King Arthur's wife. In England very popular. Namesake: Jennifer Lopez, American singer and actress.

Jennifer was ranked 909 in 2016 US male names list and elevated by 1.30% from its previous ranking of 921 in 2014. Jennifer was ranked 260 in 2016 list of US girls name and dropped by 5.69% from its previous ranking of 246 in 2015.

Full form of Jennifer : Jovial Efficient Nonconforming Nice Industrious Forceful Educated Refined

History of Jennifer

Jennifer is a very very popular first name for a girl in England & Wales which is popular since 1996 and ranked 224 in 2015. Around 10417 people wear Jennifer as their first name. Jennifer is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Jennifer was a widely used first name for girl but is an uncommmon first name for a boy which is a rare boy name since 2016 and ranked 909 (0.000153% bearer) in 2016 in US. Around 1470081 people wear Jennifer as their first name. Anglo-Xasonne form of Geneviève. Comes from the germain "geno and wefa" Means: "race and woman" Feast on January 3rd. Name seems a United States native name if we look into the dominance Jennifer showcases in the charts. 0.406707% of Americans have this given name.

 
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Popular girl name in
1943360337
1944252686
1945197986
19461511733
19471442013
19481471880
19491202624
19501162801
19511182973
19521073530
19531163375
19541083963
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Born in 422 in Nanterre, Geneviève is first of all religious recluse. It reassures, nourishes and saves by its judicious advice the population of Paris during the invasion of the Huns, in 451, then that of the Franks. Her reputation is such that she becomes a counselor to the Childier and Clovis kings. It is at the origin of the construction of the Saint Denis Basilica. She is the patron saint of the city of Paris.

Expression number of Jennifer is 9.

Of a rough character, they are "go-getters" who do not give much importance to their love life. Jennifer are idealistic who embrace the principles of compassion and forgiveness. It is actually a carapace that hides a very high sensitivity. Jennifer are visionary who is wiling to make a better world and have the ability to influence masses. Volunteers, even authoritarian, they are also generous. Jennifer are also creative and imaginative that gives them an artistic talent. Not very sociable, they have few friends. Women workers, they put their professional life first.

Names that rhyme with Jennifer Famous people named Jennifer
Jennifer Flaks in Up in the Air as Actress
Jennifer Miriam in Playboy Video Playmate Calendar 1998 as
Jennifer Ferguson in Girls Night as Actress
Jennifer Newman in Eye of Odin as Actress
Jennifer Graff in The Takeover as Actress
Jennifer Maisel in Double Wedding as Writer
Jennifer Gold in Hunter: Back in Force as Actress
Jennifer June Ross in Dick Night as Actress
Jennifer O'Kain in I Know Who Killed Me as Actress
Jennifer Mae in Bb as Actress
Names like Jennifer Jennifer Namesakes Related Names: Jen Jena Jenabelle Jenacia Jenae Jenafer Jenah Jenai Jenaia Jenaiah Jenaiya Jenaka Jenal Jenalea Jenalee Jenali Jenalis Jenalise Jenaliz Jenalyn Posts having Jennifer: Comments :Phoebe Gutierres Jennifer is a female name (in French pronunciation: / ʒenifɛʁ / in English: / dʒɛnɪfə /). Feast: May 30 See St. Joan of Arc 26 June: Local festival St. Mary Magdalene Fontaine and her companions, Daughters of Charity, martyrs in Cambrai (1794) and three other Sisters of Charity, guillotined for faith. "Marie-Madeleine Fontaine, Marie-Françoise Lanel Therese Fantou and Jeanne Gerard, Daughters of Charity, devoted themselves to Arras to care for the poor and the sick. Arrested during the Terror in 1794, they refused to take the oath of freedom- equality required by the Convention. Lines at Cambrai, they were guillotined there 26 June 1794. they were beatified by Pope Benedict XV in 1920. " (Saints source of Pas-de-Calais, the website of the diocese of Arras). December 12: St. Jane Frances de Chantal January 3: see Sainte Genevieve. derivative names Janeto, Janie, Janik, Janique, Jano, Jemmie, Jennie, Juanita, Vanina, Janice, John. Popularity of Jennifer
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