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


Genevieve is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Genevieve?

Genevieve is an English form of the French name Geneviève, that derived from the Germanic name Kenowefa.

What does the name Genevieve mean?

Genevieve 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”.

Pronunciation of Genevieve

Variants of the name Genevieve


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Popularity of the name Genevieve

The name Genevieve is ranked #3147 overall.

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