Jenny

Jenny - A very unique female name



  Mar 25,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Jenny appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #686. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Jenny and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Jenny? 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 Jenny. The baby girl name Jenny was given to 253 baby girls in 2012, ranking #868 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 5,586 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Jenny peaked in popularity 42 years ago in 1977 on position 108.



Famous with this name

Jenny Agutter
Jenny Boyd
Jenny Hanley


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Jenny is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Jenny is currently topping the baby name charts in New York at position #489 - and is the least popular in Illinois at position #1,368.

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 Jenny is where you live.


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Jenny origin and meaning

Jenny is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Jenny, pop culture references for the name Jenny and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Jenny

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

Joan / Jean / Jane / Jamie / Jasmine / Joanne / June / Jeanne / Joann / Jenna /

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
2012868
2011758
2010794
2009717
2008600
2007525
2006469
2005499
2004454
2003426
2002354
2001366
2000362
1999383
1998366
1997328
1996288
1995286
1994281
1993268
1992244
1991220
1990214
1989210
1988195
1987163
1986166
1985156
1984136
1983132
1982121
1981123
1980116
1979120
1978111
1977108
1976109
1975135
1974131
1973138
1972119
1971142
1970223
1969274
1968299
1967313
1966291
1965274
1964265
1963242
1962232
1961251
1960238
1959241
1958250
1957254
1956315
1955309
1954294
1953299
1952290
1951302
1950322
1949335
1948358
1947344
1946387
1945411
1944414
1943419
1942442
1941446
1940439
1939532
1938481
1937499
1936517
1935472
1934562
1933437
1932509
1931449
1930445
1929487
1928531
1927490
1926488
1925526
1924524
1923538
1922560
1921572
1920544
1919616
1918605
1917605
1916586
1915643
1914615
1913642
1912619
1911637
1910686

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New York489
California533
Washington611
New Jersey699
Oklahoma706
Maryland716
North Carolina779
South Carolina828
Georgia845
Alabama848
Wisconsin868
Florida1011
Texas1032
Ohio1048
Indiana1092
Tennessee1140
Pennsylvania1148
Illinois1368

Even more about Jenny


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 Jenny 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 Jenny?

2 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
1977
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Jenny
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 5,586
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +253

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