Name: Jennings

Origin and Meaning of the Name Jennings

  • Meaning:
    Son of Janyn
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (JEN ingz)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Jennings)
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Miscellaneous Info for Jennings

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    This English surname is derived from the Middle English name Janyn/Jenyn, which was a diminutive of John.

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