Name Geneviève Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Geneviève


Geneviève is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Geneviève?

Geneviève is a French name, that derived from the Germanic name Kenowefa. Geneviève is also the patron saint of Paris.

What does the name Geneviève mean?

Geneviève means “woman of the family” or “woman of the race” (from ancient Germanic “kunją” = kin/family/race + “wībą” = wife/woman). The name Geneviève could as well be derived from Germanic “ginu-“ meaning “wide” or “spacious” and “waifō-“ meaning “moving”.

Pronunciation of Geneviève

Variants of the name Geneviève


Popularity of the name Geneviève

The name Geneviève is ranked #6781 overall.

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