Name
JENNY

Name JENNY

Between 1880 and 2022 there were 123,737 births of Jenny in the countries below, which represents an average of 871 births of children bearing the first name Jenny per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 609 births.

Other languages  :  
En Français Prénom Jenny   
In Italiano Nome Jenny   
Variations : Jenney , Jenni , Jennie , Jennifer , Jeny


Information about the first name Jenny

We celebrate Jenny on December 12th
The first name Jenny is listed in our categories :The first name Jenny has been assigned to:
0.08% to boys
99.92% to girls
The country where the first name Jenny is the most common is:
US United State of America
This first name is on trend: Female
This first name has 5 letters including 2 vowels and 3 consonants

Jenny in Japanese *

Romajijenii
Katakanaジェニー
Hiraganaじぇにー
* This is a phonetic conversion, not a translation.
Jenny in Japanese
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Jenny in sign language

Jenny in binary language

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Origin and meaning of name Jenny

US English
Etymology src :
  • Partially from generic use of the female given name Jenny (cf. Jane) and partially from informal pronunciations of engine.
Alternative forms src :
Alternative forms src :
  • Jenny
Noun src :
  • Jenny (plural Jennies)
  • (UK, informal) A Wren (a member of the WRNS).
  • (slang) A Curtiss JN-4 airplane.
  • Alternative letter-case form of jenny.
Noun src :
  • jenny (plural jennies)
  • A device for spinning thread from fiber onto multiple spindles (also called spinning jenny).
  • A female creature of certain kinds:
  • a female donkey
  • a female wren
  • (Australia) a female crab.
  • A catmill.
  • In billiards and similar games, a powerful follow shot with plenty of topspin.
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈd͡ʒɛni/
  • Rhymes: -ɛni
  • Hyphenation: Jen‧ny
  • Homophone: Genny
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈd͡ʒɛni/
  • Rhymes: -ɛni
  • Hyphenation: jen‧ny
Proper noun src :
  • Jenny
  • A surname.
Verb src :
  • jenny (third-person singular simple present jennies, present participle jennying, simple past and past participle jennied)
  • To wind finished lace onto cards ready for sale.
Noun (Derived terms) src :
  • inverted Jenny
  • Jenny invert
  • upside-down Jenny
Proper noun (Derived terms) src :
  • creeping Jenny
  • Kick 'em Jenny
Proper noun (Related terms) src :
  • Johnny
Polish
Adjective src :
  • jenny (not comparable)
  • Regional form of inny
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈjɛn.nɨ/
  • Rhymes: -ɛnnɨ
  • Syllabification: jen‧ny
SE Swedish
Etymology src :
  • From English Jenny, diminutive of Jane. First recorded in Sweden in 1767. Later also used as a Swedish diminutive of Eugenia.
Alternative forms src :
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /¹jɛnʏ/
Proper noun src :
  • Jenny c (genitive Jennys)
  • a female given name
FI Finnish
Etymology src :
  • < genua
Noun src :
  • jenny
  • (nautical, sailing) Synonym of genua.
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈjenːy/, [ˈje̞nːy]
  • Rhymes: -enːy
  • Syllabification(key): jen‧ny
DK Danish
Etymology src :
  • From English Jenny.
Proper noun src :
  • Jenny
  • a female given name
 

Popularity of the name Jenny

Number of JENNY births per year

Total births of Jenny by country

Births with the first name Jenny
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2022
22
87,565
FRFrance
1900 - 2022
40
9,668
NONorway
1945 - 2022
0
7,161
ONOntario
1913 - 2019
0
3,320
CHSwitzerland
1909 - 2021
0
2,699
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2021
0
1,434
QCQuebec
1980 - 2022
10
1,345
BRBrazil
1930 - 2022
0
1,335
SESweden
1998 - 2022
0
1,284
NZNew Zealand
1900 - 2022
0
1,275
BCBritish Columbia
1919 - 2022
0
1,205
ITItaly
1999 - 2021
20
1,165
DEGermany
2000 - 2022
0
777
ABAlberta
1980 - 2022
0
607
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
0
577
IEIreland
1964 - 2022
0
540
AUAustralia
1930 - 2022
6
500
ATAustria
1984 - 2021
0
477
DKDenmark
1985 - 2022
0
288
BEBelgium
1995 - 2022
0
250
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
0
72
CLChili
2010 - 2021
0
64
PLPoland
2000 - 2022
0
28
PTPortugal
2014 - 2022
0
3

Total births of Jenny by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Jenny
Country
Boys
Girls
NONorway
2022
0
186
DEGermany
2022
0
184
USUnited State of America
2022
0
113
FRFrance
2022
0
36
ARArgentina
2015
0
12
ONOntario
2019
0
12
ITItaly
2021
1
9
GBUnited Kingdom
2021
0
10
QCQuebec
2022
0
8
CHSwitzerland
2021
0
6
IEIreland
2022
0
6
BCBritish Columbia
2022
0
5
DKDenmark
2022
0
5
SESweden
2022
0
5
ABAlberta
2022
0
4
ATAustria
2021
0
3
CLChili
2021
0
2
CZCzechoslovakia
2016
0
2

Comments on the name Jenny

Personalities with the first name Jenny

There are 147 personalities with the first name Jenny


Jenny Slate
(Jenny Sarah Slate) src

United states of america
Screenwriter Actor Writer Singer Comedian Voice actor Film producer Children's writer Stand-up comedian


Charlotte Perrelli
(Anna Jenny Charlotte Nilsson) src

Sweden
Singer Songwriter Recording artist


Jenny Lind
src

Sweden
Actor Stage actor Opera singer Music teacher


Jenny Mccarthy
(Jennifer Ann Mccarthy) src

United states of america
Screenwriter Actor Playboy playmate Film producer Presenter Autobiographer Anti-vaccine activist


Eleanor Marx
src

German empire United kingdom of great britain and ireland
Writer Politician Translator Social activist Literary translator Trade unionist Suffragist


Jenny Marx
(Johanna Bertha Julie Edle Von Westphalen) src

Kingdom of prussia German empire
Politician Sociologist


Jenny Agutter
(Jennifer Ann Agutter) src

United kingdom
Actor Stage actor Dancer Film actor


Jenny Rissveds
src

Sweden
Sport cyclist


Lang Ping
src

People's republic of china
Volleyball player Beach volleyball player Volleyball coach


Jenny Han
src

United states of america
Writer Film director Children's writer Novelist



There are more than 10 personalities with the first name Jenny
Full list of personalities with the first name Jenny

Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Jenny

There are 2344 actors and actresses with the first name Jenny
Jenny Wild
Jenny Doll
Jenny Glam
Jenny Cook
Jenny Jaffe
Jenny Scordamaglia
Jenny Donoghue
Jenny Gulley
Jenny Zigrino
Jenny Bach
Jenny Loo
Jenny Skavlan
Jenny Matthews
Jenny Hendrix
Jenny Hutton
Jenny Regli
Jenny Marlowe
Jenny Paul
Jenny Shakeshaft
Jenny Hsia
Jenny Kellner
Jenny Winkelmann
Jenny Pacey
Jenny Bede
Jenny Drugan
Jenny Coyle
Jenny Sanders
Jenny Poussin
Jenny Slate
Jenny Guo

There are more than 30 actors and actresses with the first name Jenny
The full list of actors and actresses with the first name Jenny

Rankings of first name JENNY by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
#22081IT Italy2021
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
#25NO Norway2022
#313DE Germany2022
#519AR Argentina2015
#569DK Denmark2022
#578QC Quebec2022
#611IE Ireland2022
#732CZ Czechoslovakia2016
#742BC British Columbia2022
#862ON Ontario2019
#1033AB Alberta2022
#1044SE Sweden2022
#1047IT Italy2021
#1063CH Switzerland2021
#1112FR France2022
#1228AT Austria2021
#1377US United State of America2022
#2142CL Chili2021
#2666GB United Kingdom2021