Jennie Name Meaning & Origin

Jennie

Pronunciation: JEH-nee (key)

Origin of the name Jennie:

A pet form of any of the names beginning with the element Jen-, Jennie is also bestowed as an independent given name. Var: Jenna, Jenni, Jenny. Short: Jen.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Jane, Jean, Jenifer, Jenna, Jennifer, Jennipher, Jenny

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Meanings and history of the name Jennie

I undertand that Jennie is a derivation of the name Genevieve from the French and Celtic, that it means "white wave", "white", "woman of the people", depending on the source. But I don't know and haven't found out yet what the meaning of "white wave" is.

Famous real-life people named Jennie

Jennie Garth actress

Jennie Jerome, Lady Randolph Churchill, b1854 d1921: the American-born mother of Winston Churchill

Jennie Kim, South Korean main rapper and lead vocalist of South Korean pop girl group BLACKPINK

Jennie in song, story & screen

Jennie is the main character in Maurics Sendak's wonderful book "Higglety Pigglety Pop -- Or There Must Be More to Life"
"Portrait of Jennie," novel by Robert Nathan

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