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Gender: F Origin of Jenny: Diminutive of Janet, Jane, Jean, and Jennifer Meaning of Jane: English, "God's gracious gift" Jenny's Popularity in 2013: #804

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At the height of the Jennifer craze, many parents were cutting straight to the nickname and putting Jenny on the birth certificate, but now that Jennifer is the mom rather than the daughter, Jenny, which has been somewhat replaced by Jenna, has faded as well.

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Famous People Named Jenny

Jenny Craig, entrepreneur
Jenny McCarthy, model, actress, author, comedian
Jenny Lewis, singer and actress
Jenny Agutter, actress
Jenny Slate, American actress and comedian
Jenny Q. Chai, American-Chinese pianist
Jenny Eliscu, Rolling Stone magazine writer
Jenny Robertson, American actress
Jenny Thompson, American Olympian
Jenny Uglow, British biographer
Jenny Offill, American author
Jenny Owen Youngs, American singer
Jenny O'Hara, American actress
Jenny Allen, writer
Jenny Saville, British artist
Jenny Shimizu, American model

Pop Culture References for the Name Jenny

Jenny Humphrey, character on 'Gossip Girl'
Jenny - name of main character in "My Life As A Teenage Robot"
Jenny Greenley-main character in "Teen Idol" by Meg Cabot and love interest of best friend Scott
Jenny Calendar, Buffy the Vampire Slayer character
"Jenny Was a Friend of Mine", song by The Killers
Nurse Midwife Jenny Lee, character on BBC series "Call the Midwife"
Jenny, character from TV series "Doctor Who"
Jenny Matrix, from movie "Commando" played by Alyssa Milano
Jenny Smith, character on "Shelley Duvall's Tall Tales & Legends: Johnny Appleseed"
Jenny the little black cat of Esther Averill's Cat Club series
Jenny Quantum, DC comic character
867-5309/Jenny, song performed by Tommy Tutone
Jenny Taylor, from movie "Love Wrecked"
Jenny, nickname of Sorcha of Sevenwaters, lead character in Juliet Marillier's "Daughter Of The Forest", who also appears in "Son Of The Shadows"
Lyrics from "Driver's Seat" by Stiff 'n' the Tears: "Jenny was sweet. She always smiled for the people she'd meet..."

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