- a female given name, form of Jennifer.
Origin of jenny2
shortening and alteration of Genoa
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Examples from the Web for jennie
Jennie met Randolph Churchill in 1873 at a ball; three days later they were engaged.
Jennie kept his parliamentary vestments for her son, apparently instilling in Winston the sense that he would be a leader.
Jennie Jerome, who went on to become Lady Randolph Churchill, was born in Brooklyn in 1854.
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So, today, for the first time, EMC is announcing its first U.S. grant to The Birth Place Midwifery Clinic, led by Jennie Joseph.Harnessing Social Media To Keep Moms Healthy
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"You are quite right in that surmise also," answered Miss Jennie.
"Yes, one for you; two for the Ambassador," said Jennie, with a laugh.
"Oh, this is jolly," cried Jennie, quite forgetting the dignity of a Princess.
Miss Jennie Baxter sat for some moments musing, with the letter in her hand.
The three of them held convention in Jennie's drawing-room with locked doors.
C17: from the name Jenny, diminutive of Jane
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Word Origin and History for jennie
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