Jennifer

Gender:girl

Meaning:White-haired

Origin:Gaelic

Pronunciation:JEN ih fur

Variations:Jenifer

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Jennifer is very popular girls name throughout history because it sounds both feminine and fresh at the same time. Although it has a long history, it still manages to retain a sense of modernity.

Detailed Meaning

Jennifer, a very popular baby name in the UK, derives from the Welsh name Guinevere, which is the name of the legendary King Arthur’s wife.

Famous People With This Name

Jennifer Aniston is an American actress best known for her role as Rachel Green on the sitcom, “FRIENDS.” Jennifer Lopez is an American singer, actress and dancer. Jennifer Lawrence is an American actress who plays the lead, Katniss Everdeen, in the “Hunger Games” movie series.

Possible Nicknames

Jennifer can also be shortened to Jen/Jenn and Jenny/Jenni/Jennie.

Related Names

Jennifer can also be spelt Jenifer, although that is not a very common way of spelling the name.

Stories Featuring This Name

Jennifer “Jen” Barber is one of the main characters in the British sitcom, “The IT Crowd.” Jennifer Cavalleri is the main character of the classic romance film, “Love Story.” Jennifer “JJ” Jareau is a character in the American television show, “Criminal Minds.”

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