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Genesis Origin and Meaning

The name Genesis is a girl's name .

Genesis -- the name of the first book of the Bible -- is not nearly as original for babies as you'd think; Genesis has been quite popular for several years now. Genesis entered the Top 1000 girl names in 1988 and the Top 100 names for girls in 2008, though it only entered the boys' Top 1000 in 2018.

You might think of Genesis as an update on Jennifer and Jenna or a more contemporary Genevieve. Genesis is a popular name among Bible-loving parents who want a non-traditional baby name. For better or worse, it gets you to the nickname Gen.

# 65 in the US

Genesis Rank in US Top 1000

Genesis Popularity

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Famous People Named Genesis

  • Genesis RodriguezAmerican actress
  • Genesis MossAmerican reality TV personality from MTV's Real World: Boston
  • Genesis Victoria Carpio (b. 2008)a sextuplet on TV's "Sextuplets Take New York"
  • Genesis Alexa Gutierrez (b. 2010)daughter of Felicia Cooke and Alex Gutierrez of "16 and Pregnant"
  • Genesis Tennon (adopted 2011)daughter of American actress Viola Davis
  • Genesis Lopez (b. 1993) Half BrazilianHalf Japanese, Fitness Model, Instagram Model, full name is
  • Genesis Mia Lopezshe also goes by the names Geniva, & Miss Genii

Genesis in Pop Culture

  • Genesisfirst book in The Bible
  • GenesisEnglish rock band
  • Sega Genesis16,bit home video game console system, also known as the Mega Drive