Genesis, which means “beginning” in Hebrew, has become a fashionable name for girls in recent years. Pretty impressive considering that the name was virtually unknown until 1988 when it made its debut on the baby name list at #758. It’s also the name of a famous rock band from the 1970s.


  • hebrew: Origin; Genesis is the name of the first book in the Bible

Alternative Spellings

Syllables: 3

Famous Namesakes:

Actress Genesis Rodriguez

Celebrity Babies:

Daughter of Viola Davis