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Geneva - Meaning of Geneva

What does Geneva mean?

Meaning of the name GenevaGeneiveGeneveGenevreJanevaGenovefaJanivaNevaGeneviaGeneverGennaJenovefaJeneviaGinnevaGenevraJanevraEvaGenoveffaGinebraGenaJenevaGeneivaGenovevaGinevreGeneieve

[ 3 syll. ge-ne-va, gen-eva ] The baby girl name Geneva is pronounced as JHeh-NIY-Vaa- or JHEHN-iy-Vaa- †.

1: Geneva is used predominantly in the English language and its origin is Germanic. The name's meaning is river mouth. The first name is of recent and uncertain origin. It could be derived from the name of the Swiss city, which is located at a river's mouth.

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.

2: Geneva's language of origin is Old French. Here, the meaning is 'the juniper tree'.

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.

See also the related categories, tree (forest), river, french, and city.

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 2016, 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)"


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