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Girl Name: Jennie

Name: Jennie
Pronunciation: \j(en)-nie\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Origin: Swedish
Related Names: Eugenia, Genevieve, Guinevere
Sounds Like: Gennie, Jinnie, Jannie, Jennae, Jenie, Jeanie, Jeannie, Jonnie
Variant forms: Jenee, Jennee, Jenney, Jenni, Jenny
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 265
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 51185


Jennie \j(en)-nie\ as a girl's name. Diminutive of Janet or Jennifer. Used as an independent name since the 19th century. Swedish soprano Jennie Lind; talk show host Jenny Jones.

Jennie has 5 variant forms: Jenee, Jennee, Jenney, Jenni and Jenny.

For more information, see also related names Eugenia, Genevieve and Guinevere.

Baby names that sound like Jennie are Gennie, Jinnie, Jannie, Jennae, Jenie, Jeanie, Jeannie and Jonnie.

View a list of the 6 names that reference Jennie.


Jennie is a very popular first name for women (#265 out of 4276) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for both men and women (#51185 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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