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Gender: F Origin of Jennie: Diminutive of Janet, Jane, Jean, and Jennifer

Long before the Jennifer Era, Jennie was a fashionable pet form of several names, and was also used independently -- in 1875 it was in the Top 20. Jennie was replaced by the Jenny spelling in the 1960s, and is rarely seen today.

Famous People Named Jennie

Jennifer Eve "Jennie" Garth, American actress
Jennie Somogyi, American ballerina
Jennie Finch, American softball player
Jennie Elizabeth McAlpine, English actress
Jeanette "Jennie" Jerome, Lady Randolph Churchill, American mother of British prime minister Winston Churchill
Jennie Lee, Baroness Lee of Asheridge, Scottish MP
Jennie Reed, American track cyclist
Jennifer "Jennie" Bond, English TV presenter
Jennie Linden, English actress

Pop Culture References for the name Jennie

Jane Johnson/Jennie Spring, main character in "The Face on the Milk Carton" by Caroline B. Cooney
Jennie Baldrin, a cat who is one of the main characters in "Jennie" (also released under the title "The Abandoned"), a children's book by Paul Gallico

Jenee, Jen, Jenny, Jennee, Jenney, Jeni, Jenni, Jenne