Infographic of Jenny name meaning, which is “The gracious gift of God.” A diminutive form of Joanna.
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Jenny Name Popularity

How popular is the name Jenny? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 668 12 0.0034%
1911 635 17 0.0046%
1912 614 30 0.0059%
1913 636 31 0.0055%
1914 607 47 0.0067%
1915 636 68 0.0075%
1916 581 93 0.0096%
1917 599 88 0.0088%
1918 598 97 0.009%
1919 609 93 0.0089%
1920 539 132 0.0119%
1921 563 120 0.0105%
1922 553 123 0.011%
1923 533 133 0.0119%
1924 518 149 0.0128%
1925 518 143 0.0127%
1926 482 162 0.0147%
1927 483 162 0.0146%
1928 524 128 0.012%
1929 479 149 0.0144%
1930 440 184 0.0176%
1931 442 171 0.0173%
1932 500 127 0.0129%
1933 433 182 0.0195%
1934 556 97 0.01%
1935 467 138 0.0142%
1936 513 119 0.0124%
1937 494 130 0.0132%
1938 476 153 0.0149%
1939 528 115 0.0113%
1940 437 198 0.0186%
1941 444 195 0.0173%
1942 440 231 0.0183%
1943 417 259 0.0198%
1944 413 254 0.0205%
1945 410 257 0.0211%
1946 387 350 0.0237%
1947 344 505 0.0303%
1948 359 433 0.0271%
1949 335 510 0.0317%
1950 322 532 0.033%
1951 302 641 0.0378%
1952 289 756 0.0433%
1953 299 719 0.0406%
1954 294 791 0.0433%
1955 309 730 0.0397%
1956 315 738 0.0391%
1957 255 1,097 0.057%
1958 250 1,178 0.0623%
1959 241 1,247 0.0656%
1960 238 1,317 0.0695%
1961 251 1,209 0.064%
1962 232 1,362 0.0742%
1963 242 1,279 0.0713%
1964 264 1,116 0.0634%
1965 273 969 0.0593%
1966 289 834 0.0534%
1967 312 724 0.0477%
1968 299 833 0.0555%
1969 273 1,015 0.0659%
1970 222 1,388 0.0872%
1971 142 2,229 0.1483%
1972 119 2,631 0.1932%
1973 138 2,055 0.1585%
1974 131 2,122 0.1633%
1975 135 2,051 0.1596%
1976 109 2,420 0.1878%
1977 108 2,679 0.1987%
1978 111 2,615 0.1945%
1979 120 2,618 0.1857%
1980 116 2,641 0.1806%
1981 123 2,399 0.1632%
1982 121 2,451 0.164%
1983 133 2,240 0.1518%
1984 136 2,134 0.1435%
1985 156 1,794 0.1182%
1986 166 1,624 0.1076%
1987 163 1,688 0.1106%
1988 195 1,387 0.089%
1989 208 1,265 0.0784%
1990 214 1,318 0.0795%
1991 220 1,250 0.0767%
1992 245 1,111 0.0696%
1993 268 992 0.0636%
1994 281 959 0.0625%
1995 285 941 0.0624%
1996 288 978 0.0653%
1997 328 842 0.0569%
1998 366 750 0.0501%
1999 382 712 0.0475%
2000 362 788 0.0516%
2001 366 785 0.0521%
2002 354 812 0.0542%
2003 425 674 0.0443%
2004 452 634 0.0416%
2005 496 574 0.0375%
2006 466 640 0.0409%
2007 520 560 0.0355%
2008 590 468 0.0303%
2009 704 362 0.0242%
2010 784 296 0.0205%
2011 741 315 0.0221%
2012 841 255 0.0179%
2013 795 273 0.0192%
2014 817 274 0.0188%
2015 947 215 0.0148%
2016 1,040 174 0.0121%
2017 924 209 0.015%
2018 1,034 159 0.0116%
2019 1,134 126 0.0093%

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Names Like Jenny

If you like Jenny, you’ll love these other names like Jenny.


What names are variants of Jenny?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Jenny.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Jen

Fair one; white and smooth, soft

Welsh

Jenalee

English

Jenalynn

English

Jenarae

English

Jeneen

English

Jenene

English

Jenetta

Scottish

Jeni

Fair one; white and smooth, soft; God is gracious

Welsh

Jenica

God is gracious

Hebrew

Jenice

English

Jeniece

God is gracious

Hebrew

Jenika

English

Jenise

English

Jenita

English

Jenna

Fair magical being

English

Jennessa

English

Jenni

Fair one; white and smooth, soft

Welsh

Jennie

A variant spelling of Jenny.

English

Jennika

English

Jennilee

English

Jennilyn

English

Jennis

English

Jennita

English

Jennyann

English

Jennylee

English

Jinni

English

Jinny

What names sound like Jenny?

If you like how Jenny sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Jenny.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Genny

Fair one; white and smooth, soft

Welsh

Janny

God is gracious

Hebrew

Jenay

American

Jenn

Fair one

Welsh

Jennay

American

Jenney

What names are similar to Jenny?

Find a name that’s like Jenny, but just a little bit different.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Genevieve

Family woman

French

Genna

English

Guinevere

Fair one; white, smooth, soft

Welsh

Jane

God is gracious

Hebrew

Jenilee

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  1. I got the name from her great grandmother Jean.


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