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Jennie It's Your Day! Happy Jenny Day June 5!

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Real Estate Agent with Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900! . DRE #00901962 . Licensed to Sell since 1985 . Altas Realty DRE# 00901962 Lic.1985

Did you know National Jenny Day is on June 5? Whether it's spelled Jennie, Jeni or Jenny; or Jennifer, Guinevere or Gwenhwyfar, many wonderful ladies throughout history share this royal name. Other forms of Jenny include Joanna, Joanne, Jane and Jenna.

 

Our family line is filled with Jennies. My great-grandmother Gardner's father named her Jennie after hearing the famous "Swedish Nightingale" Jennie Lind sing. I have a dear cousin Jeni (Jennifer) Carr. My beloved sister-in-love Jennie Carr is married to her own Lancelot-my brother Lance (main photo). Her mother (like my great-great=grandparents) named her Jennie (not Jennifer). Each of these ladies holds a special place in my heart. 

Guinevere and Lancelot (by Internet Archive Book Images, Public Domain)

The Welsh name Gwenhwyfar literally means ‘gwen’ (fair) and ‘hwyfar’ (smooth).  Often, the name is translated as "little fair one".  

 

The most famous Guinevere in history was the legendary Celtic queen married to Great Britain's King Arthur. (Sadly, she betrayed him by falling in love with the knight Sir Lancelot.) The next would be Jennie Lind, whose proper name was actually Joanna. Today, Jennifer Aniston portrays a beautiful version of Jenny. And who can forget the Jennie made famous by the Huey Lewis and the News song, "867-5309"? ("Jennie, I've got your number, I need to make you mine, Jennie don't change your number, 867-5309.")

 

Variations of the name Jenny remain a perennial favorite, generation after generation. In the U.S., Jenna is a popular version of Jenny today.  In Norway, Jenny is one of the most prevalent given names, and is firmly in the top 25 of girls names. 

 

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Comments(6)

Michael Elliott
Fathom Realty - Burlington Township, NJ
Burlington, New Jersey Residential Sales

That is awesome!   Can you find out when Mike, Michael, or Mikey day is for me?

Jun 05, 2024 03:46 AM
MichelleCherie Carr Crowe .Just Call. 408-252-8900

Michael,

Thanks for reading. No luck on Michael or Michelle day yet...maybe we need to create it?

Jun 05, 2024 02:25 PM
Ed Silva, 203-206-0754
Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 - Waterbury, CT
Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally

That is an interesting bit of history and new info on a day named for a name.

Jun 05, 2024 04:17 AM
MichelleCherie Carr Crowe .Just Call. 408-252-8900

It's a great excuse to call on every client named Jenny.

Jun 05, 2024 02:26 PM
Bill Salvatore - East Valley
Arizona Elite Properties - Chandler, AZ
Realtor - 602-999-0952 / em: golfArizona@cox.net

We have a couple of Jens in our Family Tree, will need to reach out today. Thanks for sharing it.

Have a super fantastic week!

Bill Salvatore, Realtor- Arizona Elite Properties

Jun 05, 2024 04:23 AM
MichelleCherie Carr Crowe .Just Call. 408-252-8900

I'm glad I could help you let the Jennies know today is their day.

Jun 05, 2024 02:26 PM
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Oswego, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Good morning Michelle. National Jenny Day? Until reading your post this morning I had no clue. I learn something from everyone of your posts. Thanks! Enjoy your day. 

Jun 05, 2024 04:34 AM
MichelleCherie Carr Crowe .Just Call. 408-252-8900

Wayne,

I'm glad for once I'm providing new info to you. Enjoy!

Jun 05, 2024 02:27 PM
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Pasadena And Southern California 818.516.4393

Hello Michelle - and despite not much musical knowledge, I can't forget the tune, Jenny, Don't Lose That Number 867-5309???  Thank you for the fun and educational post.  😃

Jun 05, 2024 05:22 AM
MichelleCherie Carr Crowe .Just Call. 408-252-8900
Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900! . DRE #00901962 . Licensed to Sell since 1985 . Altas Realty - San Jose, CA
Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years

Michael,

So many of us remember that song-including the Jennies in my life!

Jun 05, 2024 02:27 PM