[ 3 syll. ju-ni-per, jun-ip-er ] The baby girl name Juniper is also used as a boy name, though it is far more popular for girls. It is pronounced JHUW-Nay-P-er †. Juniper has its origins in the English language and it is also used largely in English. The name Juniper means 'the juniper tree'.
See also the related category tree (forest).
Juniper is rather popular as a baby girl name, and it is also perceived as trendy. The name has been increasing in popularity since the 2010s; prior to that, it was of only infrequent use. At the modest height of its usage in 2016, 0.049% of baby girls were named Juniper. It had a ranking of #352 then. Within all girl names in its family, Juniper was the most popular in 2016. Juniper has mainly been a baby girl name in the last century.
Baby names that sound like Juniper include Jenifer, Jeniffer, Jenipher, Jennefer, Jenneffer, Jennifer, Jenniffer, Jennipher, Jenniver, Jennyfer, Jenyfer, Junipyre, Genever, Genifer, Gennifer, Ginevra, Jenifre, Junyper, and Junypyre.
† Pronunciation for Juniper: JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; UW as in "two (T.UW)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; AY as in "side (S.AY.D)" ; P as in "pea (P.IY)" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)"