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Gender: Female Meaning of Ginevra: "white shadow, white wave" Origin of Ginevra: Italian variation of Guinevere

The name Ginevra is a girl's name of Italian origin meaning "white shadow, white wave". Ginevra and is often added to lists like Literary Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

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Famous People Named Ginevra

Ginevra King, American socialite and debutante; first love of F. Scott Fitzgerald
Ginevra de Benci, 15th century Italian aristocrat, subject of a Leonardo da Vinci painting
Ginevra Cantofoli, Italian painter
Ginevra Elkann, Italian film director
Ginevra Sforza, wife and counselor of Giovanni II Bentivoglio, lord of Bologna
Ginevra Gilardino, daughter of Alberto Gilardino & Alice Bregoli

Pop Culture References for the name Ginevra

Ginevra Molly "Ginny" (Weasley) Potter, character in the Harry Potter series
Ginevra Fanshawe, pretty and vain character in Charlotte Bronte's novel "Villette"
"Ginevra di Scozia," opera by Simon Mayr
Princess Ginevra of Scotland, main character in "Ariodante" by George Frideric Handel
The Hon. Ginevra Hipsley, character in "Hudson River Bracketed" (1929) and "The Gods Arrive" (1932) by Edith Wharton, 'who kept white mice on whose sensibilities she experimented by means of folk-songs accompanied by the accordion'
"Ginevra degli Almieri," 1935 Italian movie
Ginevra Galbraith, character in Sir Gibbie