There are multiple origins and meanings for the name:
1. French name Geneviève, comes from the Late Latin Genovefa from the Celtic word meaning - "woman of the people"
2. Gaelic name, meaning - "white crow/phantom"
St. Genevieve. Patroness of Paris, b. at Nanterre, c. 419 or 422; d. at Paris, 512. Her feast is kept on 3 January.