Jennifer

Gender: Female
Origin: English
Meaning: Fair Phantom Or White Wave
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The name Jennifer means Fair Phantom Or White Wave and is of English origin. Jennifer is a name that's been used by parents who are considering baby names for girls.

Popularity of the name Jennifer rocketed onto the charts after the main character Jennifer/Jenny in 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.

The name Jennifer is originally an anglicized version of the Welsh name Gwynhwyfar, used for women of light complexion. It's also a variation of the name Gwenivere.

Famous Jennifers include actresses Jennifer Lawrence, Jennifer Aniston, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Jennifer Garner, Jennifer Jones. Actress/singers Jennifer Lopez, Jennifer Hudson and Jennifer Holliday.

BabyNames.com was founded by web developer and author, Jennifer Moss. Jennifer is also the brand name of a line of furniture.

Variations of the name Jennifer: Jenifer, Gennyphir, Gennifer, Jenn, Jeniffer, Jennipher, Genifer, Jennefer, Jennepher, Jennafer
People who like the name Jennifer also like:
FemaleJessica, Elizabeth, Hannah, Emily, Emma, Abigail, Olivia
MaleJacob, Matthew, Joshua, Jason, Andrew, William, David
Jennifer Stats
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checkmark Jennifer is currently #345 in U.S. births
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Jennifer - Bobby Sherman
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Jennifer - Brian Jonestown Massacre
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Jennifer - Eurythmics
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Jennifer - Faust
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Jennifer - M2M
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Jennifer - The Blood Brothers
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Jennifer Eccles - The Hollies
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Jennifer Ever - The Smashing Pumpkins
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Jennifer Falling Down - The Nields
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Jennifer Juniper - Donovan
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Jennifer Lost the War - The Offspring
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Jennifer Louise - of Montreal
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Jennifer She Said - Lloyd Cole
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Jennifer's Baby - Dean Friedman
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Jennifer's Body - Hole
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Jennifer's Cold - Buck-O-Nine
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Jennifer's Story - The Angels of Light
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Jennifer's Veil - The Birthday Party
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Zachary and Jennifer - John Denver