US Popularity:997
Other Origin(s):British
Meaning:The fair one
Jennifer is a feminine name exquisitely intertwined with great beauty, love, and human complexity. Rooted in the Welsh Gwenhwyfar, Jennifer is a modern English variation of the legendary Guinevere and shares its meaning as "the fair one." Shrouded in mythos by mere extension, Jennifer seems to embody the Arthurian heroine's more favorable attributes. Today, young Jennifer has more freedom than ever to decide what version of fairness they mean to embrace. Notable namesakes include the likes of Jennifer Lawrence, Jennifer Aniston, and Jennifer Lopez, to name a few.

Famous People Named Jennifer

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Jennifer Aniston
  • Jennifer Lopez
  • Jennifer Love Hewitt

Jennifer Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Jennifer is currently #391 on The Bump
Girl:Jennifer is currently #165 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Jennifer is currently #997 in U.S. births
Girl:Jennifer is currently #373 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
- 31
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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