Genevive: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Genevive

Genevive

Pronunciation: n/a

Origin of the name Genevieve:

Derived from the Gaulish Genovefa, a name with Celtic roots but the meaning of which is uncertain. The first element is believed to be from genos (race, people, tribe); the second is possibly from an element meaning "woman." Its alteration in the translation from the Celtic to the French seems to be the cause of the confusion.

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