Jenny
Origin/Usage
Welsh
Pronunciation
JEN-ee
Meaning
Woman of white magic
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Jenny is nowadays considered a diminutive of Jennifer. Jennifer is ultimately derived from Guinevere. Guinevere originates in Welsh language and means "woman of white magic". This was the name of a legendary character in Arthurian legends. She was the wife of King Arthur and a lover of Sir Lancelot, Arthur's chief knight. Throughout history, Guinevere was an inspiration for many plays, songs and films. As a feminine given name Jennifer has been used in the English-speaking countries since the 20th century and nowadays is one of the most popular given names in the United States.

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Jenny Thompson - athlete
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Jenny Holzer - artist
Jenny Joseph - poet
Jenny Lewis - actress
Jenny McShane - actress
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Jenny Saville - British artist
Jenny Visscher - writer
Jenny Wright - actress

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