Genevieve is a name with French origins. The meaning of the name Genevieve is Woman of the People. Alternate spellings include Jenivieve and Genevive. Nicknames 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. There is even a Saint Genevieve.
Fictional characters with the name Genevieve include Genevieve Selsor from The Martian Chronicles. Catherine Deneuve played Genevieve Emery in the The Umbrellas of Cherbourg. Genevieve is also a character on the American soap opera, The Young and the Restless.
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