Genesis - Meaning of Genesis
[ 3 syll. ge-ne-sis, gen-es-is ] The baby boy name Genesis is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being somewhat more common. Its pronunciation is JHEHN-eh-SihS- †. Genesis is an English name of Old Greek origin. A biblical name, it is derived literally from the word 'genesis' meaning birth, creation. The generic name has been used in the Old Testament of the Bible. See Genesis for more information.
Genesis is somewhat popular as a baby name for boys. The name's popularity has been rising since the 2010s; before that, it was of very modest use only. At the recent peak of its usage in 2018, 0.011% of baby boys were given the name Genesis. Its ranking then was #984. Out of all boy names in its group, Genesis was the most frequently used in 2018. Genesis has in the past century been predominantly given to girls.
Baby names that sound like Genesis include Genek, Genesys, Gennesis, Gennesys, Ginesis, Ginesys, Jahanshah, Jamill, Janika, Janiusz, Jannese, Jemiah, Jenskea, Jinxy, Johannas, Johannus, Jonasco, Juhana, Junious, and Genesio.
† Pronunciation for Genesis: JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)"
A famous person named Genesis is Genesis P-Orridge, Singer, born Neil Andrew Megson, 22 February 1950, Victoria Park, Manchester, England.