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What does Janee mean?

Janee Pronunciation of 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.

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.

Creative forms:
(female) Joanee, Junee, ..

(male) Jain, Jave, ..

Middle name pairings:
Janee Kianna (J.K.), ..

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)

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. (2015 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.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Janee appearing in the Top 2000 are Jane (#288 from current records), Joanna (#306), Janelle (#470), Janessa (#721), Janae (#1003), Jana (#1011), Janice (#1238), Janie (#1396), Janet (#1487), Jaina (#1836), Juana (#1915), Joan (#1990), Jeanette, Jayna, Jayne, Jean, Jeanne, Jeanie, Joana, Jonelle, Joni, Johnna, Vania, Jeni, Janney, 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 (#1759, 95.9%), with versions like Janet becoming somewhat outmoded. Joanna has been the most prevalent, although Janessa seems to be getting popular too.

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.

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