Jennifer

Origin/Usage
Welsh
Pronunciation
JEN-i-fər
Meaning
Woman of white magic

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Jennifer is ultimately derived from Guinevere. Guinevere originates in Welsh language and means "woman of white magic". This was the name of a legendary character in Arthurian legends. She was the wife of King Arthur and a lover of Sir Lancelot, Arthur's chief knight. Throughout history, Guinevere was an inspiration for many plays, songs and films. As a feminine given name Jennifer has been used in the English-speaking countries since the 20th century and nowadays is one of the most popular given names in the United States.

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'Jennifer' in Movies

Criminal Minds

Jennifer Jareau

Claws

Jennifer

The Sopranos

Dr. Jennifer Melfi

Midnight Sun (2018)

(as Jennifer Griffin)

12 Monkeys

Jennifer Goines

The Tale (2018)

Jennifer

Ghosted

Max Jennifer

Black Lightning

Jennifer Pierce

Back to the Future (1985)

Jennifer Parker

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