Jenny (given name)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Jenny
Pronunciation /ˈɛni/
Gender Female
Other names
Related names Jenni, Jane, Jennifer, Genevieve, Jen, Jenna

Jenny was originally the diminutive form of Jane,[1] but it is now associated with Jennifer.[2]

It may also be spelled Jennie, which was the most common spelling before the 20th century.[3]

People with the given name[edit]

Fictional characters[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Withycombe, E. G. (1970). The Concise Dictionary of English Christian Names (third ed.). Omega Books. 
  2. ^ "Meaning, Origin, and History of the name Jenny". Behind the Name. Retrieved 2 December 2010. 
  3. ^ "Meaning, Origin, and History of the name Jennie". Behind the Name. Retrieved 2 December 2010.