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What does Jancis mean?

Jancis Pronunciation of Jancis [jan-cis] as a girls' name is of Hebrew and Latin origin, and the meaning of Jancis is "frenchman; God is gracious". Modern blend of Jan and Francis (Latin) "frenchman". First used in the novel "Precious Bane" (1924) by Mary Webb, for the character Jancis Beguildy.

Associated with: gracious, modern, blend, novel (literary), precious.


Jancis has 2 variants: Jances and Jancess.

8 more different relations via Jan: Jana, Janah, Janina, Janine, Jann, Janna, Jannah and Janne.

Creative forms:
(female) Jacis, Jascis, ..

(male) Jancee, Jandi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jancis Ansley (J.A.), ..

How popular is Jancis?

Jancis is an unusual given name for females. Jancis is an unusual last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Jancis (not ranked) are Francis, Jan, Jana (#1011 from current records), Janina, Janine, Jann, Janna and Jannah. Other variants, like Janah, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Jancis reached its most widespread during 1950-1959 (average #892) and has become much diminished since, with versions such as Jan becoming less fashionable. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Francis, Jan, Jana, Janina, Janine in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jann, Janna, Jannah in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Candis, Fancie, Jaci, Jacie, Janai, Janais, Janecia, Janess, Jania, Janicia, Janie, Janis, Janise, Janiss (see Janice), Janit, Jannie, Jannis, Jaycie, Jenesis, Jennis, Kandis, Nanci, Nancie, Sancia, Tanis, Wandis and Yancie. These names tend to be more commonly used than Jancis.

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