Jenny

♀ Name Jenny – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Jenny

Jenny is a ♀ female name.

Origin of Jenny

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

Meaning of Jenny

Jenny 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 Jenny

Alternate spelling of Jenny

Jenni Jennie

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Name Statistic: Jenny is ranked #4908 overall ↑↑ 245

  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 3813 ↑ 88
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 5742 ↑↑ 503
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 3721 ↓ -93
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 3402 ↓ -97
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 3056 ↑↑ 139
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 3613 ↑↑ 414
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 4942 ↑↑ 2371
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 3891 ↓↓ -103
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 4156 ↑↑ 1435
  • 🇫🇷 France: 3188 ↑ 47
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 3922 ↓↓ -217
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 2333 ↓↓ -133
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 12007 ↑ 29
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 3212 ↓↓ -172
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 254 ↑ 28
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 3122 ↑↑ 7071
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 4096 ↓↓ -116
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 10048 ↓↓ -263
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 4717 ↑↑ 139

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