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


Jennie is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Jennie?

Jennie is today considered as a diminutive of Jennifer. Originally, it was a medieval diminutive of the name Jane or Jean (from Johanna).

What does the name Jennie mean?

Jennie means “white fairy”, “white phantom” (from Welsh “gwyn/gwen” = white/fair/blessed + “hwyfar” = smooth/soft or phantom/spirit/fairy) and “Yahweh is gracious” (from Hebrew “yo/יֹו”, abbreviation of “yeho/יְהוֹ” = referring to the Hebrew God + “ḥanán/חָנַן” = to show favor/to be gracious).

Pronunciation of Jennie

Variants of the name Jennie

Jenni Jenny

Popularity of the name Jennie

The name Jennie is ranked #5313 overall.

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