Type Settlement
Usage English

Meaning & History

From Latin Genua, probably derived from genu meaning "knee". This is the name of a port city in northwestern Italy. It is called Genova in Italian.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesGenua(Ancient Roman) Genua(Dutch) Gênes(French) Genua(German) Genova(Italian) Génova(Spanish)
Surname DescendantJeanes(English)
User SubmissionsGénoa, Gènoa
Entry added January 22, 2019