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Genevieve Name Meaning and Origin

Genevieve Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

White wave, tribe woman

Name Origin


The name Genevieve means 'white wave' in French. It is also considered to mean 'tribe woman'. It is a name with deep historical roots and cultural significance in France.

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Genevieve Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

Genevieve is easy to pronounce with a smooth flow of syllables. It has a melodious and elegant sound, making it pleasant to hear and say.

Name Melody Rating:

The name Genevieve has a good rhythm with a balanced combination of syllables. It rolls off the tongue smoothly and has a musical quality to it.

Famous People Named Genevieve

Find celebrities with this name and see how they shine in their respective fields.

● Genevieve Padalecki

Genevieve Padalecki is an American actress known for her roles in TV series like 'Supernatural' and 'Wildfire'. She is also a talented painter and supports various charitable causes.

● Genevieve Angelson

Genevieve Angelson is an American actress who has appeared in TV shows like 'Good Girls Revolt' and 'Backstrom'. She is known for her versatile performances and strong screen presence.

Genevieve Name Popularity Insights

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Potential Negative Connotations of Genevieve

The name Genevieve does not have any negative cultural associations or connotations. It is a timeless and classic name that is well-regarded in various cultures. However, some may find it challenging to spell or pronounce correctly.

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