Other Origin(s):Celtic
Meaning:Juniper tree; White phantom
Genoveva is a lyrical feminine name of French origin that has a variety of meanings. Derived from the name Genevieve, it is believed to mean “white phantom” or “juniper tree.” Across many cultures, juniper trees are symbols of healing and regeneration, making Genoveva a wonderful choice that can help baby grow with the changes of life. Genoveva is also thought to have Celtic roots, ultimately stemming from the Cornish name Gwenhwÿfar, who, according to an Arthurian legend, was the wife of King Arthur.
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