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Name Jenny

Origin:From Welsh words for white, fair, shining and smoothTools:

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About the name Jenny in particular

Gender:female
Languages of use:German, English
Is short form of:Jennifer
Topics:Asteroid 607 Jenny, discovered 1906
US 2013 rank:#804     ... 802:Yamileth, 803:Martha, 804:Jenny, 805:Keyla, 806:Alyvia ...     Full US 2013 list
Similarly written:Jenny, Benny, Denny, Henny, Jenna, Kenny, Lenny, Penny, Anny, Benjy     Details
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About Jennifer, the group of names with the same origin as Jenny

Language of origin:Welsh
Info about origin:in Arthurian legend Guinevere is the beautiful wife of King Arthur
Words:gwen = white, fair (in the sense of light-colored, blond), shining, holy  Welsh
 hwyfar = smooth  Welsh
Topics:Arthurian legend
Variants' top ranks:1:Jennifer USA 1970-1979,  14:Jenny Philippines 2005,  17:Ginevra Italy 2012,  31:Dzsenifer Hungary 2004,  77:Jenifer Madrid 2002,  383:Jennie USA 1980-1989,  615:Jena USA 1990-1999
Somehow related to:Genoveva
Old/original forms:Guinevere Old French, Gwenhwyfar Welsh
Name variants:Dzsenifer, Gaynor, Ginevra, Jena, Jenifer, Jennie, Jennifer, Jennina, Jenny, Jennyfer   Sortable list   Details
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SeriesRankings
England+Wales decades1984 92
France2002 419
Norway2013 25,  2012 29,  2011 222010 28,  2009 30,  2008 37,  2007 39,  2006 35,  2005 35,  2004 45,  2003 40,  2002 37,  2001 41,  2000 40,  1999 37,  1998 42,  1997 45
Philippines2005 14
Sweden2004 99,  2003 85,  2002 76,  2001 66,  2000 55,  1999 50,  1998 45
Switzerland1997 104
USA decades1990-1999 266,  1980-1989 152,  1970-1979 132
USA yearly2013 804,  2012 863,  2011 760,  2010 781,  2009 708,  2006 473,  2005 497,  2004 442,  2003 422,  2002 349,  2001 364,  2000 359,  1999 379,  1998 368,  1997 327,  1996 285,  1995 284,  1994 281
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