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since 1880

Jenny

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • #670 All Time
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Boys
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127k Jennie (English)

How popular is the name "Jenny" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
188013130
188115150
188216160
188311110
188417170
188517170
188616160
188718180
188824240
188920200
189017170
189117170
189227270
189324240
189425250
189523230
189629290
189723230
189825250
189927270
190039390
190126260
190224240
190329290
190416160
190518180
190635350
190745450
190835350
190939390
191041410
191141410
191272720
191380800
191484840
19151061060
19161361360
19171311310
19181421420
19191461460
19201881880
19211781780
19221741740
19231891890
19242122120
19252072016
19262112110
19272272225
19281901855
192921620313
19302362360
193123222210
19322071998
19332252196
19341561560
19351941868
19361731730
19371841768
19381961960
193918517312
19402482399
194125824612
194228927316
194331029317
194430629610
19453103028
19464053969
194754853414
19484744668
19495415356
19505755687
19516686608
19527847786
19537547540
19548368279
19557667588
19567687608
19571,1271,1198
19581,2171,20413
19591,2861,27412
19601,3611,3529
19611,2591,2509
19621,4051,39510
19631,3021,3020
19641,1451,1450
19659949868
19668668588
19677767688
19688658587
19691,0391,0390
19701,4181,4117
19712,2582,23721
19722,6442,6359
19732,0722,0675
19742,1442,12915
19752,0692,0618
19762,4382,42711
19772,6992,68712
19782,6292,61910
19792,6442,62816
19802,6632,64518
19812,4162,40115
19822,4682,45513
19832,2612,24813
19842,1502,13713
19851,8181,80810
19861,6431,63013
19871,7131,70013
19881,4191,40118
19891,2941,2886
19901,3491,33811
19911,2671,2625
19921,1401,1400
19931,0191,0190
19949879825
199598997910
19961,0121,0120
19978748740
19987777770
19997587580
20008268260
20018108100
20028408400
20037097090
20046856850
20056116110
20066666660
20076166160
20085115110
20094064060
20103503500
20113613610
20123083080
20133353350
20143343340

Want to know about the populiarty of Jenny? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 90,551 babies born with the name Jenny in the United States. That's more than enough Jennies to occupy the country of Antigua and Barbuda with an estimated population of 86,295 (as of May 27, 2011). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 13 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Jenny" was in 1977 with a total of 2,687 babies. (That's a lot of baby Jennies)

According to the 1974 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Jenny" ranks #58 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Alaska. Imagine that, 11 babies in Alaska have the same name as you in 1974. Across the entire United States a total of 2,144 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Jenny" mean?

Jenny (English): Diminutive form of Jennifer

The name "Jenny" is of English origin and it means "Diminutive form of Jennifer". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 5 other names that are similar to this one.

J is for jewel, the sparkle in your eye.

E is for endear, all those you touch.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

Your name in reverse order is "Ynnej". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Nnjey". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Jenny popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Jenny in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the gulf coast area? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Jenny

Jenny McCarthy

Jenny McCarthy is an actress, comedian, model, and author with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1993 to present. Jenny was born in 1972 as Jennifer Ann McCarthy in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

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Jenny Lewis

Jenny Lewis is a musical artist with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1985 to present. Jenny was born in 1976 as Jennifer Diane Lewis in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States.

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Jenny Agutter

Jenny was born in 1952 as Jennifer Ann Agutter in Taunton, United Kingdom.

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Jenny Frost

Jenny Frost is a singer, dancer, model, and television presenter specializing in pop music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1998 to 2012. Jenny was born in 1978 as Jennifer Frost in Wallasey, Merseyside, England.

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Jenny Thompson

Jenny Thompson is a swimmer. Jenny was born in 1973 in Danvers, Massachusetts.

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Jenny Seagrove

Jenny Seagrove is an actress and political activist. Jenny was born in 1957 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaya.

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Past life for Jenny born Mar 21, 1928

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Canada approximately on 425. Your profession was banker, usurer, moneylender, and judge.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. Your problem - to learn determination and persistency. Every misfortune should crash upon your strong will.

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