Name Jennie

Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Jennie

Jennie is a ♀ female name.

Origin of Jennie

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

Meaning of Jennie

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

Jennie in the categories

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Name Statistic: Jennie is ranked #5074 overall ↑↑ 108

  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 1191 ↑ 88
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 1881 ↑↑ 925
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 2072 ↓↓ -279
  • 🇫🇷 France: 2308 ↓ -66
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 3590 ↓↓ -397
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 3613 ↓↓ -757
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 3718 ↑↑ 9604
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 3972 ↓↓ -1140
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 3990 ↓↓ -915
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 4142 ↑↑ 2293
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 4212 ↓↓ -256
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 4565 ↓ -77
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 5522 ↑↑ 613
  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 5909 ↑↑ 2310
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 6069 ↓↓ -1626
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 8875 ↑↑ 1835
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 12449 ↓↓ -226
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 13520 ↓↓ -2730
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 13636 ↓↓ -301


Name Jennie

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