Of Welsh origin.
Jennifer is a Cornish form of the name Gwenhwyfar.
It is associated with the name Guinevere.
It means “white shadow”, “white enchantress”.
Jennifer became common outside of Cornwall county, England, in the early 20th century.
Other forms of the name are Jenifer, Jenny, Jena, Jenelle, Jennie, Genny, Jen, Jenessa, Jennica, Jenniver.
Famous bearers are Jennifer Lopez, Jennifer Lawrence, Jennifer Aniston, Jennifer Garner, Jennifer Capriati, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Jennifer Connelly, Jennifer Saunders, Jennifer Hudson, Jennifer Morrison, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Jennifer Beals, Jennifer Grey, Jennifer Tilly.
Jennifer Lopez is an American singer, actress, dancer, producer and designer.
She is a pop superstar and a successful business woman.
She is considered as the most influential Hispanic performer in the United States and an iconic figure, who managed to break all racial barriers in the entertainment industry.
Her albums and singles have been platinum since her 1999 debut “On the 6”.
Jennifer Connelly is an American film actress.
She began her career as a child model.
For her role as Alicia Nash in the film “A Beautiful Mind” she has won an Academy Award, a BAFTA and a Golden Globe.
In 2005 Connelly was named an Amnesty International Ambassador for Human Rights Education.