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What does Janee mean?

Janee /ja-nee/ as a girls' name is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of the name Janee is "God is gracious". Janee is an alternate form of Jane (Hebrew): originally a feminine variant of John.

Associated with: gracious


Janee has 20 variants: Jana, Janae, Janaye, Janey, Jania, Janie, Janna, Janney, Janny, Jany, Jayna, Jeanie, Jeni, Jenie, Jinna, Joana, Joanna, Johnna, Joni and Jonie.

Janee has 48 more relations via Jane: Gene, Jaina, Jaine, Jainee, Jan, Jandy, Janean, Janeane, Janeen, Janel, Janela, Janelba, Janella, Janelle, Janene, Janessa, Janet, Janeta, Janeth, Janetta, Janette, Janica, Janice, Janina, Janine, Janique, Janis, Janise, Janit, Janka, Jannel, Jannelle, Jayne, Jaynell, Jayni, Jaynie, Jean, Jeanelle, Jeanette, Jeanne, Jenda, Jenelle, Jeniece, Joan, Jonelle, Juana, Vania and Vanya.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Jannee, Jeannee, ..

(male) Jain, Jave, ..

How popular is Janee?

Janee is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#3081 out of 4276, Top 72%) but an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)


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

Shown below is the baby name popularity of Janee for girls. Janee was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its highest position of #1142 in the U.S. in 1992, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janee name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Janee outside U.S.

Prominent related forms of Janee appearing in the Top 2000 are Jane (#322 from current records), Joanna (#327), Janelle (#450), Janessa (#761), Janae (#932), Jana (#1106), Janice (#1325), Janet (#1375), Janie (#1393), Janney (#1651), Jaina (#1805), Jayna (#1806), Juana (#1915), Jeanette (#1947), Jayne, Jean, Jeanie, Jeanne, Joana, Jonelle, Joni, Johnna, Vania, Jeni, Joan, Jenelle, Janina, Janel, Janene, Janeth, Janeen, Jan, Janean, Janetta, Janette, Janis, Janise, Janine, Gene, Janey, Jania and Janna. Other variants, like Janica, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Janee was common among parents in the 1930s (average #1278) and is now significantly lower (#1746, 96%), with versions like Janie becoming somewhat outmoded.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janee, Gene, Jaina, Jan, Jana in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janae, Jane, Janean, Janeen, Janel in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janelle, Janene, Janessa, Janet, Janeth in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janetta, Janette, Janey, Jania, Janice in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janie, Janina, Janine, Janis, Janise in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janna, Janney, Jayna, Jayne, Jean in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jeanette, Jeanie, Jeanne, Jenelle, Jeni in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Joan, Joana, Joanna, Johnna, Jonelle in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Joni, Juana, Vania in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jane, Joanna outside U.S.

Similar Names


Janee is alike in pronunciation to Genae, Jaena, Janais, Janaya, Janea, Jannie, Janoah, Janowa, Jeanna, Jeannie, Jena, Jenae, Jenai, Jennee, Jenney, Jiana, Jianna, Jinee, Jinny, Joanie, Joannue, Jonae, Junae, Junia and Juno. Other recommended names are Banee, Candee, Caree, Danee, Fannee, Jacee, Jacey, Jadee, Jael, Jaime, Jaimee, Jamee, Jamei, Jamey, Jamie, Janalee, Janeese, Janeva, Jann, Janne, Jaydee, Jayel, Jayme, Jaymee, Jeane, Jeaneen, Jenene, Jenne, Jeree, Joane, Joanne, Jodee, Jone, Jonet, Judee, June, Junel, Kandee, Katee, Lonee, Macee, Maree, Nansee, Penee, Ramee, Ranee, Tahnee, Tandee, Tanee and Tansee. These names tend to be less frequently used than Janee.