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Meaning and Name Origin

Janeth \j(a)-ne-th\ as a girls' name. Janeth's name origins are Hebrew and Scottish, and Janeth means "God is gracious". Janeth is a form of Jane (Hebrew): originally a feminine form of John. Janeth is also a derivative of Janet (Scottish): originally a diminutive of Jane, from the French Jeanette.


Janeth has 1 variant: Janneth.

Janeth has 15 more related variations via Jane, Janet: Janean, Janee, Janeen, Janel, Janela, Janene, Janeta, Janett, Janetta, Janette, Janey, Janit, Jannet, Janot and Jonet.


Janeth is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#2458 out of 4276, Top 57%) but an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the girl name Janeth and associated names. Popular alternative forms of Janeth (#unlisted) ranked in the Top 1000 are Jane (#322 the previous year), Janette, Janet, Janel and Janeen. These girl names were at the height of their popularity during 1960-1969 and are now significantly less widespread, with the forms Janet, Janette, Janel and Jane becoming less fashionable. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jane, Janeen, Janel, Janet, Janette in U.S.

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

Similar Names

A suggested similar baby name is Janita. Like Janeth, this name is not frequently used.