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What does Ginette mean?

Ginette /gi-net-te/ as a name for girls. Ginette's root is Latin, and the meaning of the name Ginette is "God is gracious; virgin; maiden". Ginette is a variant form, with the suffix -ette, of Gianina (Italian, Hebrew): feminine of John. Ginette is also a derivative of Gina. Ginette is also used as a variation of Ginny (Latin) and Virginia (Latin).

Associated with: gracious, virgin


Ginette has 2 variants: Genette and Ginnette.

Ginette has 8 more different relations via Gianina, Gina, Ginny, Virginia: Cinetta, Gianetta, Ginella, Ginelle, Ginetta, Ginnee, Ginnie and Jinee.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Ginte, Gionette, ..

(male) Gige, Gineting, ..

How popular is Ginette?

Ginette is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#3219 out of 4276, Top 75%) but an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Popular related forms of Ginette (not ranked) are Gina (#1462 from current records), Ginny and Virginia (#581). Other variants, like Gianetta, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Ginette was at its peak 9 decades ago (median #1182) and is now significantly diminished, with forms such as Virginia becoming less trendy. Shown below is a comparison of the history of the girl name Ginette and related names. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gina, Ginny, Virginia in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ginette and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names


Ginette is alike in pronunciation to Jaenette, Janett, Janette, Jannette, Jeanette, Jenette, Jennette, Jinnett, Johnette, Jonette and Junette. Other recommended names are Anette, Annette, Arnette, Danette, Finetta, Finette, Garnette, Gilette, Ginevre, Gitte, Grette, Gwenetta, Gwenette, Gwineth, Kinetta, Lanette, Lenette, Linett, Linetta, Linette, Linnette, Lisette, Lizette, Lonette, Lunette, Lynette, Manette, Minetta, Minette, Minnette, Nanette, Ninete (see Nina), Ninetta, Ninette, Ninnette, Nynette, Ornette, Reinette, Renette, Ronette, Toinette, Tonette, Trinette, Vidette, Vinetta, Vinette, Vynette and Wanette. These names tend to be less frequently used than Ginette.