|Pronunciation||📣 \ge-nevie-ve, gen(e)-vieve\|
|Number in U.S||👶 114,000|
|Rate in 2021||398|
|Name origin||🌍 French|
Geneviѐve is a French name that maybe from Germanic or Celtic roots. It is said that An earlier variation of the name, Genovefa, includes two German elements. These elements include: “keno” which means ‘kin’ and “wefa” which means ‘wife’. Another probability is that it comes from the Gaulish language and includes elements which mean woman and tribe. A famous bearer of this name was Saint Genevieve. She was born in a Roman family and became a nun. She moved to Paris and was famous for protecting the Parisians. When a pagan king occupied Paris, she had an important role in negotiating the prisoners’ wellbeing. When Atila and Hun wanted to attack Paris, Genevieve urged the Parisians to stay in the city and pray for peace and protection. Fortunately, her prayers were answered and Hun changed his path. That is why people say she saved Paris.
Here are some famous people named Genevieve:
St. GeneviÃ¨ve (Catholic saint)
GeneviÃ¨ve Bujold (actress)
Genevieve Gorder (interior designer/TV host)
What are your baby’s characteristics like when you name her Genevieve?
You are a very important member of the society. You have a great sense of structure which makes and excellent choice for managing enterprises. As an employee you have certain features which make you great these features include: stable, practical, and disciplined. You are not impulsive. Before starting any activity, you think it through very carefully. You can easily turn ideas into reality.
You would love to be a mediator and settle people’s disputes. Two features that describe you include: Natural born peacemaker and a spiritual idealist. You are an expert on religion, philosophy, and less traditional forms of healing. Enlightenment is your lifelong search. You are very selective in choosing friends because you sense people’s feelings and motivations.
You have great vision that can make you wealthy. You are great at analytical tasks. You are well-organized and can make things happen. Your reaction to events are decisive and effective, even without prior planning.
How do people react to you?
People see you as someone who is pleasing and stylish. People want to be close to you because of your charming character which makes projects comfortable and creates a safe environment for everyone. Other people might think that you are attractive and have a certain sex appeal about you. People might think that you are shy and inactive, but they only have to ask you to participate in their activities and conversations.
People generally believe that this name is classic, formal, and refined.
Lucky colors: All shades of gray and bright blues
Lucky day(s): Thursday
This beautiful has been in the U.S charts for more than 100 years. The peak of its popularity happened in the turn of the 20th century. Between the early 1900s and 1920s, she was among the 100 most popular names for girls. The low point for this name happened in the 1960s. from then, this name is trying to make a comeback. Nowadays she is in an upward trajectory. This name is perfect for parents who are interested in the French culture. There a few elegant pet names that can stem from her. For example, you can use Gen, Genna, Genny, Genevie, and Vivi as pet names for this name.