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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Jenin

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  • According to a user from Bangladesh, the name Jenin is of Arabic origin and means "Example: "Gift of God"".
  • A user from Lebanon says the name Jenin is of Arabic origin and means "A city in Palestine".
  • According to a user from Illinois, United States, the name Jenin is of Unknown origin and means "Nice Shy Fun Smart Name of a village Lazy".
  • A submission from Oman says the name Jenin means "Gardens, Paradise, a city in Palestine" and is of Arabic origin.
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  1. (Jersey) A diminutive of the female given name Jeanne.

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Popularity of Jenin as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Jenin

  • How Popular is the name Jenin? Jenin is the 30,514th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Jenin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 153 babies born with the first name Jenin in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jenin to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jenin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2002 when it was given as a first name to 46 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Jenin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jenin was in 2002 with a total of 46 babies.
  • Random Jenin Factoid: According to the 2002 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jenin is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 8 babies in California have the same name as you in 2002.
  • Weird things about the name Jenin: Your name in reverse order is Ninej. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eijnn. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Jenin born Jan 31, 1926

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Labrador approximately on 1225. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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