From German Names

Female Female Name

German Pronunciation

Listen to the German pronunciation of Jennifer. The speaker is a native speaker of Standard German from Schleswig-Holstein / Northern Germany:


Predominant Age Group in Germany

Typically born between 1970 and 2000

Predominant Regional Usage

  • Western Germany
  • Northern Germany

Origin and Meaning

English name

Younger form of Guinevere, and Old French form of the Welsh name Gwenhwyfar: Combination of 'white, shining, holy' and 'smooth, soft' or 'phantom, spirit, fairy'

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