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Meaning

The name Jennifer has the following meaning:

One who is fair and beautiful.
This name can be given to both baby boys and girls. It is a unisex name.

Popularity

As a baby girl name, Jennifer is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 34 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).

In 2009, the name Jennifer fell in popularity and moved down the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 25 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 109 in the Top 1000 charts.

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

Pronunciation

The name Jennifer is pronounced as jen-iff-ur

Origins

Jennifer originates from the Welsh language.

See other suggested Welsh baby names.

Related names

The following names are baby names related to Jennifer and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Jennifer: Boys - Aneurin, Arvel, Girls - Ariana, Caron, Dec, Decia, Delyth, Dilys, Elva, Enid, Glenda, Glenna, Glynis, Both genders - Meredith

Variants

Nicknames

Common nicknames for the name Jennifer are: Jen, Jenny

Style

We think the name Jennifer should fall under the following style category: The 70's.

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Impression

Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Jennifer to be: Cute, popular and sweet woman

In one word, you might describe Jennifer as a(n) "popular" person.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Jennifer (or its variants) are:

Jennifer Aniston, born on 11 February, a famous actress. Jennifer Aniston's background: An American film and television actress. Her big break came via her role as Rachel Green in the sitcom Friends. She has starred in several Hollywood films, including Bruce Almighty, Office Space, Along Came Polly, Derailed, The Break-Up and Rumor Has It.

Jennifer Love Hewitt , born on 21 February, a famous actress. Jennifer Love Hewitt 's background: An American actress and singer-songwriter. She is well-known for her television and film roles in the Fox television series Party of Five, as Sarah Reeves, and also starred in I Know What You Did Last Summer and its sequel, as Julie James.

Jennifer Lynn Lopez, born on 24 July, a famous actress. Jennifer Lynn Lopez's background: An American actress, singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, fashion designer, and television producer. She is the richest person of Latin American descent in Hollywood according to Forbes, and the most influential Hispanic entertainer in America according to People en Espaņol's list of '100 Most Influential Hispanics'.
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