Other Origin(s):German, Irish, Welsh
Meaning:Race of women; Women of the people; White wave; White phantom
Genavieve is a feminine name of French origin with Germanic, Irish, and Welsh roots. A variant spelling of Genevieve, it translates to “race of women” and “women of the people,” making it a unique choice to remind baby of the importance of family. If you’re looking to give baby a saint name, this can connect your little one to Saint Genevieve, who is recognized as the patron saint of Paris in the Catholic and Orthodox religions. Genevieve can also come from the Welsh and Irish name Guinevere, meaning “white wave” or “white phantom.” If you want a name to celebrate baby’s mystical roots or connection to the water, Genavieve will make for an inspiring choice.
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