Who Is Saint Jennifer?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 30, 2020 7:23:41 PM ET

As of 2015, there is no Catholic saint named Jennifer. Catholics named Jennifer can consider either Saint Winifred or Saint Genevieve for their patron saint. Jennifer is a modern version of the name Gwenhwyfar and is similar in sound to Genevieve. Saint Winifred, also known as Gwenfrewy, was a religious woman of the 7th century and Saint Genevieve is the patron saint of Paris.