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