Geneva is a ♀ girl’s name.
The origin of the name Geneva is unsure. it is possibly a shortened form of the name Genevieve, which derived from the Germanic name Kenowefa. It could also be inspired by the name of the Swiss city.
Geneva means “woman of the family” or “woman of the race” (from ancient Germanic “kunją” = kin/family/race + “wībą” = wife/woman). The name Genevieve could as well be derived from Germanic “ginu-“ meaning “wide” or “spacious” and “waifō-“ meaning “moving”. Geneva could as well be derived from French “genièvre” or “genévrier” meaning “juniper tree” or “juniper”.
The name Geneva is ranked #10367 overall.
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