Other Origin(s):Celtic, Welsh
Meaning:White spirit; Juniper tree
Genovefa is a lyrical name of French origin. Typically feminine, it also has some Celtic roots, stemming from the mystical Cornish name Gwenhwÿfar, which is a name prevalent in a medieval Welsh Arthurian legend. Thanks to its connection to the Welsh moniker, Genovefa is thought to mean “white spirit,” leaving a magical aura around baby. Genovefa is also believed to mean “juniper tree,” offering cleansing, protection, and purification to baby as they make their journey through life.
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