First recorded as a given name of Latvians in 1876. Cognate to German Genoveva and French Geneviève.
- A female given name.
- Klāvs Siliņš: Latviešu personvārdu vārdnīca. Riga "Zinātne" 1990, →ISBN
-  Population Register of Latvia: Genovefa was the only given name of 1379 persons in Latvia on May 21st 2010.