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Meaning of Genesis

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The name Genesis has the following meaning:

Greek for 'Genesis'. It means a 'Beginning'. This name brings to mind the Book of Genesis in the Bible. It is the first book in the Torah and the Old Testament.
It is a female name, suitable for baby girls.


As a baby girl name, Genesis is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 201 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).

In 2009, the name Genesis rose in popularity, moving up the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 12 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 83 in the Top 1000 charts.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Genesis in the USA, over the past 100 years.
USA baby name statistics


The name Genesis is pronounced as jeh-nuh-sis


Genesis originates from the Greek language.

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Related names

The following names are baby names related to Genesis and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Genesis: Boys - Adonis, Alek, Alexander, Ambrose, Ammon, Anacletus, Basil, Cletus, Cole, Cristopher, Cyril, Girls - Berenice, Delphina, Eris, Evangeline, Hermione, Karan, Marquita, Medea, Media, Naida, Nephele, Ressie, Selene, Tabitha, Tia, Both genders - Doris


Popular Variants for the name Genesis: Genes, Genesee, Genesha, Genesies, Genesiss, Genicis, Genises, Genisis, Jenesis, Jenesyss, Jennasis, Yenesis


Common nicknames for the name Genesis are: Genny


We think the name Genesis should fall under the following style category: Verbs and Nouns.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Genesis to be: A bubbly, cute character, who will make a perfect sister

In one word, you might describe Genesis as a(n) "bubbly" person.

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