Genevieve - Meaning Of Genevieve, What Does Genevieve Mean?

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Genevieve Meaning


What does Genevieve mean, popularity, numerology and more.

The name Genevieve is of Celtic origin.

The meaning of Genevieve is "race of women".  

Genevieve is generally used as a girl's name. It consists of 9 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Ge-ne-vieve.

In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 210  in baby name popularity for girls with 1595 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Genevieve Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Genevieve has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Genevieve to other names.


Variants of the name Genevieve include Jenavieve, Jeneva, Jenevieve, Jeniveve, Jennavieve.

The names Genovefa, Genoveffa, Genoveva, Genowefa, Jenneva are all forms of Genevieve.

Genevieve has the diminutives (nicknames) Geneva, Genna, Genny.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Genevieve Bujold.

Would you like to fingerspell the name Genevieve in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

Just for fun, see the name Genevieve in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Genevieve in Nautical Flags page.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Genevieve Numerology page.

Genevieve Numerology
Genevieve in Hieroglyhics
Genevieve in Nautical Flags
Last year this name was ranked as one of the top 1000 most popular names within its gender.

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