Jenny

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

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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/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 “jô/יֹו” = referring to the Hebrew God + “chanan/חָנַן” = to be gracious/to show favor).

Pronunciation of Jenny

Alternate spelling of Jenny

Jenni Jennie

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