Genavieve is a famous French name that has a German origin. The meaning of Genavieve is 'woman of the tribe'. It is an alternate spelling for the German name Genevieve. It has generally been given to girls. Other name variants are Geneve, Genevie, Genoveva, and Genovese. One of the famous people named Genavieve is Genavieve Linkowski. She became popular when she appeared 16th and 18th seasons of 'American Idol'. Although she is now doing covers for various songs on her YouTube channel, she has also released a few original songs. The song titled 'Maybe' is her most viewed original song on YouTube.