Geneva - Meaning of Geneva
The name Geneva is used to a great extent; it has 24 variations. Variations include Gena, Geneieve, Geneiva, Geneive, Geneve, Genever, Genevia, Genevra, Genevre, Genna, Genovefa, Genoveffa, Genoveva, Ginebra, Ginevre, Ginneva, Janeva, Janevra, Janiva, Jenevia, and Jenovefa. The short form Neva, the diminutive form Eva (used in Czech, Dutch, German, Hungarian, Indian, Italian, Polish, Russian, Scandinavian, and Spanish too), and the variant spelling Jeneva are other English forms.
In addition, Geneva is a variation (English) of the name Genevieve (English, French, and German).
See also the related form, the English and German Jennifer.
Geneva is an uncommon baby name for girls. At the height of its usage in 1924, 0.200% of baby girls were given the name Geneva. It ranked at #110 then. The baby name has since fallen from favor, and is used only on a very modest scale now. In 2018, within the group of girl names directly linked to Geneva, Eva was the most widely used.
Baby names that sound like Geneva include Jeneva, Genaveeve, Genavie, Genavieve, Genavive, Geneieve, Geneveve, Genevieve, Geneviève, Geneviéve, Genevive, Genivee, Gineveve, Ginevive, Jahnavee, Jahnavey, Jahnavi, Jahnavie, Jahnavy, and Janavee.
† English pronunciation for Geneva: JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; V as in "vow (V.AW)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"