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All about the name Genevive

Genevive
French Origin
"Woman Of The Family"

Genevive is a...

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The meaning of the name Genevive is Woman Of The Family. The origin of the name Genevive is French. This is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word, the language.

The name Genevive is an alternate spelling of Genevieve.

The name Genevieve is derived from the medieval name Genovefa, which is of unknown origin. It could be derived from the Germanic word kuni meaning "kin, family" and wefa meaning "wife, woman." Nicknames for the name Genevieve 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. Saint Genevieve is the patron saint of Paris in the Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox traditions. Fictional characters with the name Genevieve include Genevieve Selsor from The Martian Chronicles. Catherine Deneuve played Genevieve Emery in the movie The Umbrellas of Cherbourg. Genevieve is also a character on the American soap opera, The Young and the Restless.

Variations: Jenivieve, Genevive, Jenavieve
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Genevive Stats
Genevive is on 5,233 BN name lists
Genevive is currently #15 on the BN charts
Genevive is currently #184 in U.S. births
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