Jen Name Meaning & Origin

Jen

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Origin of the name Jennifer:

Cornish derivation of Guinevere, which is from the Welsh Gwenhwyfar (fair lady). Until the 20th century, Jennifer was largely a regional name. Now, however, it has become one of the most popular names in the English-speaking world.

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This is a short, cute nickname for any name beginning with 'Jen'.

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Jenni/Jenny, J, JJ

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Jen Ruggirello, Buzzfeed employee and Ladylike lady.

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Jennifer "Jen" from Ice Princess

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