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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Jennie

"Jennie" is a name of English origin, and it means "Diminutive form of Jennifer". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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  1. A diminutive of the female given names Jane and Jennifer, also used as a formal given name.

Jennie was also found in the following language(s): Swedish

Notable Persons Named Jennie

Jennie Garth is an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1989 to present. Jennie was given the name Jennifer Eve Garth on April 3rd, 1972 in Urbana, Illinois, U.S.

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Jennie Jacques is an actor and actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2009 to present. Jennie was born on February 28th, 1989 in Coventry.

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Jennie Finch-Daigle is an athlete. Jennie was born on September 3rd, 1980 in La Mirada, California.

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Jennie Eisenhower is an actress and actor. She was most prominent from 2003 to present. Jennie was born as the child of David Eisenhower and Julie Nixon Eisenhower on August 15th, 1978 in San Clemente, California, United States.

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Jane Morgan was a stage, radio, and television actress. Jane was given the name Jennie Morgan on December 6th, 1880. Jane is also known as Morgan and Jennie. She breathed her last breath on January 1st, 1972.

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Jennie Livingston is a film director. Jennie was born on February 24th, 1962 in Dallas.

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How popular is the baby name Jennie in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 800 793 7 #24 girl name
1881 784 784 0 #26 girl name
1882 939 934 5 #27 girl name
1883 904 904 0 #27 girl name
1884 1,063 1,063 0 #28 girl name
1885 1,045 1,045 0 #33 girl name
1886 1,100 1,100 0 #34 girl name
1887 1,047 1,047 0 #38 girl name
1888 1,298 1,298 0 #36 girl name
1889 1,261 1,252 9 #39 girl name
1890 1,265 1,259 6 #41 girl name
1891 1,244 1,238 6 #40 girl name
1892 1,219 1,212 7 #48 girl name
1893 1,273 1,273 0 #45 girl name
1894 1,220 1,210 10 #51 girl name
1895 1,182 1,177 5 #53 girl name
1896 1,178 1,178 0 #53 girl name
1897 1,074 1,074 0 #56 girl name
1898 1,194 1,194 0 #57 girl name
1899 1,066 1,061 5 #56 girl name
1900 1,213 1,204 9 #64 girl name
1901 898 898 0 #69 girl name
1902 990 985 5 #70 girl name
1903 936 936 0 #71 girl name
1904 969 964 5 #73 girl name
1905 992 981 11 #76 girl name
1906 986 986 0 #74 girl name
1907 1,006 998 8 #78 girl name
1908 1,038 1,038 0 #78 girl name
1909 1,005 998 7 #83 girl name
1910 1,183 1,183 0 #81 girl name
1911 1,170 1,161 9 #85 girl name
1912 1,601 1,595 6 #81 girl name
1913 1,809 1,809 0 #80 girl name
1914 2,231 2,225 6 #77 girl name
1915 3,025 3,015 10 #73 girl name
1916 3,021 3,010 11 #79 girl name
1917 3,119 3,109 10 #81 girl name
1918 3,043 3,033 10 #91 girl name
1919 2,934 2,928 6 #93 girl name
1920 2,819 2,808 11 #97 girl name
1921 2,902 2,889 13 #99 girl name
1922 2,678 2,671 7
1923 2,553 2,541 12
1924 2,509 2,495 14
1925 2,277 2,263 14
1926 2,026 2,012 14
1927 1,860 1,851 9
1928 1,659 1,642 17
1929 1,426 1,417 9
1930 1,362 1,352 10
1931 1,296 1,287 9
1932 1,201 1,191 10
1933 1,012 1,001 11
1934 957 944 13
1935 851 846 5
1936 805 798 7
1937 715 707 8
1938 687 680 7
1939 682 682 0
1940 666 661 5
1941 720 712 8
1942 734 728 6
1943 703 703 0
1944 651 651 0
1945 635 635 0
1946 722 716 6
1947 737 730 7
1948 714 714 0
1949 763 763 0
1950 736 736 0
1951 742 742 0
1952 801 796 5
1953 764 764 0
1954 783 783 0
1955 718 712 6
1956 696 696 0
1957 786 786 0
1958 827 827 0
1959 745 745 0
1960 807 807 0
1961 683 683 0
1962 693 688 5
1963 672 672 0
1964 602 602 0
1965 567 562 5
1966 534 534 0
1967 441 441 0
1968 512 507 5
1969 483 483 0
1970 600 600 0
1971 815 815 0
1972 864 864 0
1973 775 775 0
1974 691 691 0
1975 712 707 5
1976 802 802 0
1977 842 842 0
1978 849 843 6
1979 821 815 6
1980 880 874 6
1981 828 828 0
1982 835 835 0
1983 719 714 5
1984 665 665 0
1985 594 585 9
1986 578 578 0
1987 471 465 6
1988 475 470 5
1989 449 449 0
1990 394 394 0
1991 372 372 0
1992 352 352 0
1993 322 322 0
1994 299 299 0
1995 264 264 0
1996 243 243 0
1997 217 217 0
1998 177 177 0
1999 196 196 0
2000 181 181 0
2001 166 166 0
2002 143 143 0
2003 133 133 0
2004 128 128 0
2005 120 120 0
2006 111 111 0
2007 89 89 0
2008 91 91 0
2009 88 88 0
2010 73 73 0
2011 63 63 0
2012 61 61 0
2013 62 62 0
2014 61 61 0
2015 74 74 0
2016 49 49 0
2017 49 49 0

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Popularity of Jennie as a first name

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Popularity of Jennie as a last name

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Common last names for Jennie

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Brown
  • Williams
  • Miller
  • Jones
  • Anderson
  • Davis
  • Wilson
  • Taylor
  • Thompson
  • Thomas
  • Moore
  • Martin
  • Nelson
  • Harris
  • Jackson
  • White
  • Robinson

Fun Facts about the name Jennie

  • What name lists does Jennie rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Jennie? Jennie is the 553rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Jennie have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 127,082 babies born with the first name Jennie in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jennie to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jennie? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 800 new born babies.
  • When was Jennie first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jennie is Monday, July 3rd, 1865.
  • What year had the most people named Jennie born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jennie was in 1917 with a total of 3,109 babies. That's a lot of babies named Jennie!
  • Random Jennie Factoid: According to the 1915 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jennie ranks 101st in popularity as a baby girl's name in Montana. Imagine that, 11 babies in Montana have the same name as you in 1915.
  • Weird things about the name Jennie: Your name in reverse order is Einnej. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nineje. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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