Gender: Female
Origin: French
Meaning: Woman Of The Family
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The name Genevieve means Woman Of The Family and is of French origin. Genevieve is a name that's been used primarily by parents who are considering baby names for girls.

The name Genevieve is derived from the medieval name Genovefa, which is of unknown origin. It could be derived from the Germanic word kuni meaning "kin, family" and wefa meaning "wife, woman."

Nicknames for the name Genevieve include Jenny, Jen/Gen, Viv, and Vivi.

Famous women with the name Genevieve include actresses Genevieve Bujold, Genevieve Angelson, and Genevieve Padalecki. Genevieve Blatt was an American judge. Saint Genevieve is the patron saint of Paris in the Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox traditions.

Fictional characters with the name Genevieve include Genevieve Selsor from The Martian Chronicles. Catherine Deneuve played Genevieve Emery in the movie The Umbrellas of Cherbourg. Genevieve is also a character on the American soap opera, The Young and the Restless.

Variations include: Jenivieve, Genevive, Jenavieve, Jenevieve
People who like the name Genevieve also like:
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Genevieve Stats
checkmark Genevieve is on 5,363 members' favorite name lists
checkmark Genevieve is currently #14 on the Baby Names popularity charts
checkmark Genevieve is currently #168 in U.S. births
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