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Girl Names Ending with -nice

Nice ending baby names and what they mean, with 35 results. -nice names are used more often as feminine names. Usage of these girl names was at its highest 65 years ago (USAGE OF 1%) and has become much less since, with names such as Denice becoming somewhat outmoded. Pernice (TOP 20%) and Vannice (25%) are conventional -nice last names.

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Alanice - Jeanice | Jenice - Vernice

Alanice - Jeanice

Var. of Allena. Source fr. Old German word. "Precious." Alanie is a moderately common kid's name. See also Alumice.

Anice and variants

Anice, var. Annice1
Derivative of Greek language. "Satisfaction." Common. Compare Anice, Annice with popular -ice surnames Altice (TOP 20%), Unice (88%).


Form of Annis. Origin fr. Greek. "Satisfaction." Annice is common as a birth name among the versions of Annis. See also Annie.

Nanice, Annice3
Forms of Anne. Based on Hebrew element. "He (God) has favored me." Adoption of Nanice and forms was widespread in the 1910s.

Form of Agnes. Root fr. Greek element. "Pure, holy." Annice is conventional (UPPER 66%) as a first name.

Form of Arnina. Root fr. Hebrew language. "Mountain of strength." Unconventional. Arnice is not found in the US Demographics. See also Ernice.


Based on Greek word. "Victory bringer." Berenice is a conventional (UPPER 47%) women's name. See also Bereniece.

Bernice and variants

Bernice, var. Vernice, Berenice2, Beranice
Source fr. Greek word. "Victory bringer." Beranice is rarefied as a birth name among the versions of Bernice.

Contemporary invention .. Branice was not among 2015's Top names. See also Berenice.


Var. of Cha-. From American element. Combination of the Cha and Che .. Adoption of Chanice was well-received among parents 2 decades ago. See also Chalice.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -nice names: Anice, Annice, Berenice, Bernice, Chanice

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -nice names: Denice, Eunice, Glenice, Janice, Jenice, Vernice

Var. of Danna. From Old English element. .. Dannah is a biblical place name. Compare surnames Dance (TOP 7%), Danico (74%). See also Donica.

Form of Danielle. Derived fr. Hebrew, French elements. "God is my Judge." Danice was not among 2015's Top names. See also Danique.


Form of Denise. Derived fr. French language. "Follower of Dionysius." Denice grew in popularity in the 1950s. See also Delice.

Form of Ernestine. Based on Old German element. "Serious; battle to the death." Einice and Elnice are creative variations. See also Arnice.

Eunice and variants

Eunice, var. Unice
Based on Greek. "Good victory." Adoption of Eunice and Unice as girls' names in 2015 was up 16.7% compared to the previous decade.

Glenys and variants

Glennice, Glenice
Var. of Glenys. Root fr. Welsh element. "Pure, holy." Glenice is commonplace as a girls' name among the forms of Glenys.

Var. of Glynis. Stems fr. Welsh language. Glynice is an uncommonly used given name. See also Glenice.

Janice and variants

Janice1, var. Jennice, Jenice, Jannice
Stems fr. Hebrew word. "God is gracious." Janice and Jenice are more generally used as girls' names compared to Jannice, Jennice.


Form of Jane. From Hebrew. "God is gracious." Usage of Janice as a children's name in 2015 was down 8.4% compared to the previous decade. See also Joniece.

Var. of Jean. From Hebrew. "God is gracious." Unusual. Jeanice (compare Joice) ends with the unusual androgynous-sounding -ice. See also Jenice.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for -nice names for girls.

1. Alanice - Jeanice
Allena [Alanice], Anice [Annice], Annis [Annice], Anne [Annice, Nanice], Agnes [Annice], Arnina [Arnice], Berenice, Bernice [Vernice, Beranice, Berenice], Branice, Cha- [Chanice], Danna [Danice], Danielle [Danice], Denise [Denice], Ernestine [Ernice], Eunice [Unice], Glenys [Glenice, Glennice], Glynis [Glynice], Janice [Jenice, Jannice, Jennice], Jane [Janice], Jean [Jeanice]

Jenny [Jenice], Lanice, Lenis [Lenice, Lennice], Nancy [Nanice], Phoenix [Phenice], Quintina [Quintonice], Ranita [Ranice], Rani [Ranice], Shanice [Shannice], Shan- [Shanice], Sha- [Shanice], Shawna [Shaunice, Shawnice], Venetia [Venice, Vennice], Veronica [Vernice, Veronice], Verna [Vernice]

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