Name: Geneva

Origin and Meaning of the Name Geneva

  • Meaning:
    Woman
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    "Knee," perhaps
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (JEN ee vah); (jeh NEE vah)
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Miscellaneous Info for Geneva

  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    As a first name, Geneva may be a shortened form of the name Genevieve. It may also come from the name of the Swiss city, which may derive from the Latin "genua," meaning "knee."

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