Jenny

The Scottish pet form of Jane or Janet, and more recently the short form of Jennifer. Used independently since the 19th century when Swedish-born opera singer, Jenny Lind, became internationally known to audiences. The name received a boost in 1970 when Ali MacGraw appeared in the film that was based on the best-selling novel, 'Love Story" in the role of Jenny Cavalleri. Associated today with model and actress Jenny McCarthy.

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"Jennie Gerhardt" (novel by Theodore Dreiser)
Jenny Thompson (Olympic swimmer)
Jenny Fields ("The World According to Garp" character)
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