The name Genvieve has traditionally been given to girls and is most prevalent in English-speaking countries and some parts of Europe and south Asia. The meaning of Genvieve is 'woman of the tribe'. Genvieve is of German origin and is considered to be also connected to Welsh and Celtic roots. It is a variation of the famous name Genevieve. Although not many people are known by the name Genvieve, in 2014, a short film titled 'Genvieve' was released. The film was about a French Farm girl caught between the German and American armies during World War II. The short film starred Caitlin Gerard as Genvieve, the French farm girl.