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Juniper



Origin: Latin, Cornish

Meaning: derived from Latin iuniperus for a type of tree. It comes from Latin Juno meaning “young” or “youthful” combined with pareo “to produce” ultimately meaning “youth producing”.
Juniper is also a surname derived from Jennifer, the Cornish form of Guinevere from Welsh elements meaning gwen (white, fair) and sebara (phantom, specter magical being) meaning "white phantom" or "white specter".

Variants:
  • Ginevra (Italian)
  • Junipera 

Male forms:
  • Junipero (Spanish)

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