Meaning:of the race of women
With its soft sound, the name Genevieve will be every bit as sweet as baby. It's a French girl's name that means "of the race of women," and it comes from the medieval Germanic name Genovefa, or Kenowefa. Baby can find a role model in Saint Genevieve, the patron saint of Paris known for her courage and rationale in the face of an invasion from Atilla the Hun. Baby Genevieve, or Jen for short, can look up to this famous bearer for guidance and inspiration as she moves through life.

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