Jennie Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Jennie:
A pet form of any of the names beginning with the element Jen-, Jennie is also bestowed as an independent given name. Var: Jenna, Jenni, Jenny. Short: Jen.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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I undertand that Jennie is a derivation of the name Genevieve from the French and Celtic, that it means "white wave", "white", "woman of the people", depending on the source. But I don't know and haven't found out yet what the meaning of "white wave" is.
- Famous real-life people named Jennie
Jennie Garth actress
Jennie Jerome, Lady Randolph Churchill, b1854 d1921: the American-born mother of Winston Churchill
Jennie Kim, South Korean main rapper and lead vocalist of South Korean pop girl group BLACKPINK
- Jennie in song, story & screen
Jennie is the main character in Maurics Sendak's wonderful book "Higglety Pigglety Pop -- Or There Must Be More to Life"
"Portrait of Jennie," novel by Robert Nathan