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


Jennifer is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Jennifer?

Jennifer derived from the Welsh name Gwenhwyfar or from the more recent variant Guinevere.

What does the name Jennifer mean?

Jennifer means “white fairy”, “white phantom” (from Welsh “gwyn/gwen” = white/fair/blessed + “hwyfar” = smooth/soft or phantom/spirit/fairy).

Pronunciation of Jennifer

Variants of the name Jennifer

Jenifer Jennyfer Yennifer

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Popularity of the name Jennifer

The name Jennifer is ranked #3191 overall.

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