Genevieve

Genevieve - A very unique female name



  Jul 16,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Genevieve, meaning tribe woman, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #98. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Genevieve and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Genevieve? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Genevieve. The baby girl name Genevieve was given to 1,353 baby girls in 2012, ranking #229 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,045 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Genevieve peaked in popularity 105 years ago in 1914 on position 76.



Famous with this name

Genevieve Tobin
Geneviève Bujold
Genevieve Maylam


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Genevieve is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Genevieve is currently topping the baby name charts in District of Columbia at position #88 - and is the least popular in Alabama at position #621.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Genevieve is where you live.


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Genevieve origin and meaning

Genevieve is a 9 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means tribe woman. To see famous people named Genevieve, pop culture references for the name Genevieve and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Genevieve

We've found the following names that sound similar to Genevieve, sorted by popularity.

Geneva / Genoveva / Genevie / Genevia / Genavieve / Genevive / Genova / Genevy / Genavie / Geneviev /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012229
2011232
2010275
2009287
2008325
2007346
2006368
2005397
2004410
2003387
2002398
2001478
2000510
1999510
1998537
1997565
1996528
1995528
1994559
1993563
1992528
1991548
1990501
1989557
1988499
1987503
1986494
1985434
1984446
1983439
1982423
1981430
1980433
1979445
1978435
1977484
1976478
1975531
1974517
1973563
1972517
1971577
1970593
1969617
1968705
1967684
1966682
1965636
1964611
1963585
1962596
1961550
1960613
1959640
1958555
1957531
1956571
1955529
1954534
1953479
1952464
1951456
1950403
1949386
1948387
1947391
1946341
1945334
1944306
1943282
1942279
1941257
1940253
1939251
1938239
1937236
1936212
1935192
1934183
1933171
1932167
1931145
1930143
1929141
1928134
1927126
1926129
1925113
1924107
192397
192299
192190
192086
191989
191881
191777
191676
191576
191476
191384
191292
191193
191098

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
District of Columbia88
New Hampshire102
Alaska117
Massachusetts120
Oregon131
Idaho140
Colorado152
Montana155
Wisconsin163
South Carolina165
Washington170
Connecticut178
Maryland180
North Dakota181
Michigan181
Missouri183
Illinois187
Iowa190
Ohio190
Virginia192
Arizona211
Indiana214
Pennsylvania224
North Carolina226
California229
Kansas240
West Virginia241
Utah248
Maine256
Minnesota263
New Jersey276
Tennessee291
New York292
Florida334
Oklahoma350
Texas359
Georgia362
Nevada391
Kentucky415
Arkansas457
Nebraska473
Louisiana550
Alabama621

Even more about Genevieve


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Genevieve a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Genevieve?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1914
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Genevieve
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 1,045
Letter count 9
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +1,353

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