The meaning of the name Jennifer is Fair Phantom Or White Wave. The origin of the name Jennifer is English. This is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word, the language.
Popularity of the name Jennifer boomed after the publication of the novel Love Story and subsequent movie in 1970. Although the name was already on the rise, it shot to #1 and stayed there for fifteen years until 1985.
Jennifer is originally an anglicized version of the Welsh name Gwynhwyfar, used for women of light complexion.
Famous Jennifers include Jennifer Lawrence, Jennifer Aniston, actress, Jennifer Lopez aka "JLo," Jennifer Love Hewitt, Jennifer Garner, Jennifer Hudson, Jennifer Jones and Jennifer Holliday.
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