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in the U.S.
since 1880
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Origin and Meaning of Gennadi

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G is for giggle, a laugh never hurts!

E is for enamoured, forever will your children be with you

N is for neighborly, friendly to all acquaintances

N is for notable, distinguished are your feats

A is for approachable, constantly meeting new people

D is for desire, your thoughts do aspire.

I is for intellect, your high capacity for knowledge

Notable Persons Named Gennadi

Gennadi Xenodochof is a soccer player for the AE Larissa FC, OFI Crete F.C., Ergotelis F.C., Olympiakos Chersonissos F.C., Thrasyvoulos F.C., Doxa Drama F.C., and A.P.S. Zakynthos. Gennadi was born on May 30th, 1988 in Tbilisi. Gennadi is also known as Xenodochof and Gennadi.


Gennadi Sosonko is a chess player. He holds the title Grandmaster and Grandmaster (chess). Gennadi was given the name Gennadi Borisovich Sosonko on May 18th, 1943 in Troitsk, Russia.


Gennadi Vengerov was an actor and announcer. He was most prominent from 1978 to 2015. Gennadi was given the name Gennadi Aronovich Vengerov on August 27th, 1959 in Vitebsk. He breathed his last breath on April 22nd, 2015.


Gennadi Mikhailovich Strekalov is a flight engineer.


Gennadi Volnov was an athlete. Gennadi was born on November 28th, 1939. He breathed his last breath on July 15th, 2008.


Gennadi Vasiliyevich Sarafanov is a pilot (aeronautics).


Fun Facts about the name Gennadi

  • When was the first name Gennadi first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Gennadi is Monday, August 22nd, 1898.
  • How unique is the name Gennadi? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Gennadi. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Gennadi: Your name in reverse order is Idanneg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Edgnina. How do you pronounce that?

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