Gender: Male Origin of Genesis: Word name Genesis's Popularity in 2018: #984

Genesis Origin and Meaning

The name Genesis is a boy's name of English origin.

Though Genesis is a Top 100 girls' name, it's by all rights a unisex choice. And really, there's nothing intrinsically female about Genesis, unless you use nickname Gen which sounds exactly like the ubiquitous Jen.

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Rank in US: #984

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Zelliew Says:


I've never come across a's totally new to me

indiefendi2 Says:


It's in the top 100 for girls and I've never heard it teased.

gldxprnc Says:


I know how to say it. Still wouldnt want my kid getting teased.

Theodora_Phoenix Says:


I actually like the idea of Genesis on a boy. It was among my favorite girl names as a kid but I've grown tired of it. I remember liking the sibset Genesis and Petra.

indiefendi2 Says:


You're pronounce it way wrong. It JEN-i-sis like Jennifer not jean-i-sis

gldxprnc Says:


I like the name Genesis, but it sounds a lot like "penises".

indiefendi2 Says:


Alicia Keys has a Genesis. Genesis and Egypt are a cool subtly biblical sibset. I'm only used to Genesis on girls.