Meaning of Ginevra

Meaning of Ginevra
Name
it Ginevra
Gender
Female
Meaning
Name of literary origins, circulated during the late Middle Ages thanks to Chrétien de Troyes and the cycle of adventures of King Arthur; Geneva in fact was the wife of Arthur. It derives from Gwenhwyfar (name of a Celtic divinity) and in its turn from the Norman Gwenhwyar and it has the meaning of “shining, white among Elphs”.
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In Italy about 5455 people are called Ginevra
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Variants
en Jennifer

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