Jennifer

Jennifer meaning and origin

Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Welsh, German, Celtic and Old Welsh
Usage: English, Gujarati, Sindhi, German, Greenlandic, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Meaning: White Wave, Fair One, White Spirit, Shining and Race and Woman
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Popular unisex name Jennifer is of Welsh, German, Celtic and Old Welsh origin used notably in English, Danish, Sindhi, Norwegian, Gujarati, Greenlandic, German, Swedish and Finnish languages, Jennifer means "White Wave, Fair One, White Spirit, Shining or Race and Woman". Jennifer is form of celebrated Geneviève. Geneviève is form of Genoveva in French language. Also Geneviève is form of Genovefa in French language. Renowned Geneviève has its origin in German and Germanic, Geneviève means "People, Jennifer and Race and Woman". Jennifer is German and English cognate of Guinevere. It is celebrated on January 3.

Variants of Jennifer

Guinevere, Gwenhwyfar, Genever, Geneviève, Geneva, Genevieve, Genoveva, Genovefa, Genevote, Genny, Genna, Jenniferlee, Gaenor, Jenifer, Gwennie, Gwenn

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Popularity of Jennifer

Jennifer was an extremely popular name in United States. Over 1472038 babies have been named Jennifer since 1916. At its zenith in 1970, it ranked 1st when 63609 parents chose the moniker for their baby girls. However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 166 years but still going strong on charts. Moreover, the moniker has been to the top 5 baby names 21 times Also, Jennifer was among the popular names in England and Wales. Since emerging in 1996 around 10972 babies have been given the given name. At its zenith in 1996, it ranked 54th when 1200 parents chose the moniker for their baby girls. However after 23 years, the name is on free fall on the charts. In addition to that, the given name has been in the top 100 baby names 9 times Also, Jennifer was a popular name in Ireland. Over 14750 babies have been named Jennifer since 1964. When at its peak in 1981, it ranked 4th when 682 parents chose the moniker for their baby girls. However after 56 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts. Moreover, the first name has been to the top 5 baby names 5 times Also, Jennifer is a very popular name in France given to over 65477 babies in 69 years. Currently the name is rising, in 1985, it ranked 9th when 6338 parents chose the moniker for their baby girls. In addition to that, the given name has been in the top 10 baby names 2 times Also, Jennifer was among the popular names in New South Wales. Since emerging in 1952 around 25785 babies have been given the given name. At its zenith in 1956, the moniker grabbed the 1st spot and 1418 baby girls were given the name. After 51 years of usage, the name has fallen out of the charts. Additionally, the moniker has been in the top 5 baby names 14 times

Jennifer was a common name in Spain. Over 774 babies have been named Jennifer since 2002. When at its peak in 2002,. After 3 years of usage, the name has fallen out of the charts. Also, Jennifer is common in Switzerland where over 1557 new-borns have been given the name since 1998. At the peak of its usage in 2002, 173 girls were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 27th position. Also, In Sweden, Jennifer was once a common name since emerging in 1998 it has been given to over 2450 babies. At the peak of its usage in 1999,. After 9 years of usage, the name has fallen out of the charts. Also, In Belgium, Jennifer was once a common name since emerging in 1995 it has been given to over 1214 babies. When at its peak in 1995,. However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 24 years. Also, In Queensland, Jennifer was once a common name since emerging in 1960 it has been given to over 6359 babies. When at the peak of its usage in 1963,. After 39 years of usage, the name has fallen out of the charts. Also, Jennifer used to be a common name in Western Australia, first appeared in 1945 and over 4269 babies have been given the name in 24 years. When at its peak in 1958,. After 24 years of usage, the name has fallen out of the charts. Additionally, the first name has been in the top 5 baby names 18 times

Jennifer is a unique baby name in Netherlands, during its short term of usage, the name has been to the top 400 names. In 2015, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 300 on girl names chart when 45 babies were named Jennifer. Over 158 babies in Netherlands have been named Jennifer. However things change on global perspective, Jennifer is extremely popular in Philippines where every 1 in 400 have the name as well as in, England, Canada and Nigeria. Also the baby name is popular in Ghana, Uganda, Germany, Australia, South Africa, Scotland, Sudan, Venezuela, Sierra Leone, Chile, Ecuador, Mexico, Rwanda, Malaysia, Brazil, Kenya, Papua New Guinea, Wales, Zimbabwe, Northern Ireland, Central African Republic, Jamaica, New Zealand, Mozambique, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Peru, Puerto Rico, Guatemala, Malawi, Haiti, India, East Timor and Egypt. At least, 3490000 people around the globe have been given the name as per our estimate.

YearBoysGirls
RankBirthsRankBirths
2018344915
20173101042
20161067362731153
20152521281
20141068562211520
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Jennifer in Nordic countries

CountriesMenWomen
First NameSecondary NameFirst NameSecondary Name
Netherlands53777722310
Finland0001262

What numerology tells about Jennifer?

You made everyone proud in your life, even if no one acknowledges your efforts and hard work to be the best person you can possibly be. Your primary goal is to create a life you won't need a yearly vacation from. You influence people with your words, so make sure you say the right words. Pay more attention to your overall well-being. You are practically a walking inspiration when it comes to your life because you created a life that's worth admiring.

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  •  Clo - Origin of Darling Clo is in Old Greek and Celtic is used dominantly in English and Irish is bestowed upon baby girls. Clo is form of Chloe in English language. Also Clo is Irish cognate of Clodagh
  •  Keely - Keely's meaning is Graceful or Descendant of Caollaidhe is dominantly used in English and Kannada and is given to both boys and girls came from Old Irish and Celtic
  •  Orlagh - Outlandish and Modern girl name Orlagh means "Golden Princess" and is dominantly used in Irish is of Celtic and Old Irish origin
  •  Gaela - Origin of Outlandish Gaela is in English, Celtic and Hebrew is a baby girl name, meaning of Gaela is "About 500 Bc Before Our Era, Celtic Tribe or The Gaels"
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Namesakes of Jennifer

    Jennifer Miller, American circus entertainer, writer
  • Jennifer Nichols, archer from the United States
  • Jennifer Lopez, American on-camera meteorologist for WSB-TV
  • Jennifer Gutierrez, triathlete from the United States
  • Jennifer Higdon, American composer of classical music and composition teacher
  • Jennifer Hornsby, British philosopher with interests
  • Jennifer Hollett, Canadian television personality and political activist
  • Jennifer Rosanne States, black Canadian child
  • Jennifer Hyatte,
  • Jennifer Stoute, English former sprinter
  • Jennifer Leitham, American musician and double bass player
  • Jennifer Strome, American producer and writer
  • Jennifer Diane Reitz, American writer, webcomic author
  • Jennifer McDonald, member of the national team that finished sixth at the 1984 Summer Olympics
  • Jennifer Krum, was 'Miss Amputee'
  • Jennifer Latheef, daughter of Mohamed Latheef
  • Jennifer Derevjanik, She last played the point guard position for the Phoenix Mercury
  • Jennifer Thanisch, former English child actress
  • Jennifer Holden, actress
  • Jennifer & Kevin McCoy, Brooklyn, New York-based married couple
  • Jennifer Bate, British concert organist
  • Jennifer Seberry, Australian cryptographer, mathematician
  • Jennifer Roberson, American author of fantasy and historical literature
  • Jennifer Gibbons,
  • Jennifer James, English actress born in Billinge Higher End
  • Jennifer Smith, graduated
  • Jennifer Fallon, Australian author of fantasy and science fiction
  • Jennifer Sullivan, Welsh children's writer and former literary critic
  • Jennifer Vyvyan, British classical soprano
  • Jennifer Gretton, Baroness Gretton, former Lord Lieutenant of Leicestershire
  • Jennifer Forwood, 11th Baroness Arlington, daughter of General Sir John Nelson and Lady Margaret Jane Fitzroy
  • Jennifer Ward, (
  • Jennifer Edwards, American actress best
  • Jennifer Vanasco, award-winning journalist at WNYC public radio in New York
  • Jennifer Allen, American author and commentator
  • Jennifer Rankin, 20th-century Australian poet and playwright
  • Jennifer Belle, American novelist, based in New York City
  • Jennifer Nitsch, German television actress
  • Jennifer Ward, American children's picture book author
  • Jennifer Strauss, contemporary Australian poet and academic
  • Jennifer Marohasy, Australian biologist, columnist and blogger
  • Jennifer Moxley, American poet, editor, and translator
  • Jennifer Harrison, contemporary Australian poet
  • Jennifer Roback Morse, economist
  • Jennifer Higgie, Australian novelist, screenwriter
  • Jennifer Hansen, Australian journalist
  • Jennifer Hammon, American-born actress
  • Jennifer McMahon, novelist
  • Jennifer Wiseman, American astronomer
  • Jennifer Richeson, American social psychologist
  • Jennifer Lopez, American singer, actress, dancer and producer
  • Jennifer Aniston, American actress, film producer, and businesswoman

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