The name Geneva is a girl's name of French origin meaning "juniper tree". Geneva and is often added to lists like Place Names for Babies and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".
From the experts:
Unlike its somewhat formal Swiss city namesake, this is a lively and appealing place-name that also has a real history as a female name.
Geneva was a relatively popular American name at one time: it reached as high as Number 107 in 1919, and remained in the Top 200 until 1942. Geneva was the middle name of First Lady Mamie Eisenhower, and is the name of a leading character on The Good Wife.