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What does Janess mean?

Janess Pronunciation of Janess [janess] as a name for girls is of Hebrew origin, and the name Janess means "God is gracious". Janess is a version of Janice (Hebrew).

Associated with: gracious.


Janess has 13 variants: Janeece, Janesse, Janiece, Janis, Janise, Janiss, Jannice, Jannis, Janyce, Jenice, Jeniece, Jenise and Jennice.

2 more alternative forms via Janice: Janessa and Janessia.

Creative forms:
(female) Janness, Joness, ..

(male) Janesson, ..

Middle name pairings:
Janess Jaylah (J.J.), ..

How popular is Janess?

Janess is an uncommonly occurring given name for women. Janess is an equivalently uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Janessa (#721 the previous year), Janice (#1238), Jenice, Jenise, Janyce, Janis, Janiece and Janise are the prominent alternative forms of Janess (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Jennice, are uncommon. These forms of Janess were favored as birth names 65 years ago (median #1341) and have become much less common since (#1744, 97.4% less usage). Janice is a constant favorite, though Janessa has become trendy as well, while versions like Janice used to be popular. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janessa, Janice, Janiece, Janis, Janise in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janyce, Jenice, Jenise in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Janess is alike in pronunciation to Janeese and Jennis. Other recommended names are Agness, Caress, Danessa, Inness, Jalessa, Jameka, James, Jamese, Jamesha, Janais, Jances, Jancess, Jancis, Jane, Janea, Janean, Janecia, Janee, Janeen, Janeesa, Janel, Janela, Janell, Janely, Janene, Janet, Janeta, Janeth, Janett, Janeva, Janey, Janica, Janika, Janisha, Janissa, Janka, Jannessa, Jenesis, Jenessa, Jennessa, Jess, Jinessa, Jonessa, Jonisa, Karess, Lanessa, Ranessa, Vanesa, Vanessa and Vanesse. These names tend to be more frequently used than Janess.

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