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Gender: F Origin of Jennie: Diminutive of Janet, Jane, Jean, and Jennifer

Long before the Jennifer Era, Jennie was a fashionable pet form of several names, and was also used independently -- in 1875 it was in the Top 20. Jennie was replaced by the Jenny spelling in the 1960s, and is rarely seen today.

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Famous People Named Jennie

Jennifer Eve "Jennie" Garth, American actress
Jennie Lynn Finch, American softball player
Jennie Elizabeth McAlpine, English actress
Jeanette "Jennie" Jerome, Lady Randolph Churchill, American mother of British prime minister Winston Churchill
Janet "Jennie" Lee, Baroness Lee of Asheridge, Scottish MP
Jennie Augusta Brownscombe, American painter
Jennie Reed, American track cyclist
Jennifer "Jennie" Bond, English TV presenter
Jennie Linden, English actress
Jennie Kim, South Korean singer of girl group Black Pink
Jennie Somogyi, American ballerina

Pop Culture References for the name Jennie

Jane Johnson/Jennie Spring, main character in "The Face on the Milk Carton" by Caroline B. Cooney
Jennie Baldrin, cat character in "Jennie"/"The Abandoned," children's book by Paul Gallico

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