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What does Janetta mean?

Janetta Pronunciation of Janetta [janet-ta] as a name for girls has its roots in Hebrew and Scottish, and the meaning of the name Janetta is "God is gracious". Janetta is a variant form of Jane (Hebrew): originally a feminine variation of John. Janetta is also a variation of Janet (Scottish).

Associated with: scottish, gracious.


Janetta has 3 variants: Janeta, Jenetta and Johnetta.

40 more related forms via Jane, Janet: Gianetta, Jana, Janean, Janeane, Janeczka, Janee, Janeen, Janel, Janela, Janelba, Janella, Janelle, Janene, Janerita, Janessa, Janeth, Janett, Janette, Janey, Jania, Janica, Janina, Janit, Janka, Janna, Jannet, Janneth, Jannette, Janot, Jeanette, Jeannette, Jenella, Jenette, Jennette, Jinnett, Johnette, Jonella, Jonet, Jonette and Juanita.

Creative forms:
(female) Janetti, Junetta, ..

(male) Janeton, Janetri, ..

Middle name pairings:
Janetta Taliah (J.T.), ..

How popular is Janetta?

Janetta is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2227 out of 4276, Top 52%) but a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Janetta entered the list in 1920-1929 and reached its highest rank of #1347 in the U.S. during 1950-1959, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Jana (#1011 in 2015), Jane (#288), Janean, Janee, Janeen, Janel, Janelle (#470), Janene, Janessa (#721), Janet (#1487), Janeth, Janett, Janette, Janey, Jania, Janina, Janna, Jannet, Jannette, Jeanette, Jeannette, Jennette, Johnetta, Johnette, Jonette and Juanita are the popular related forms of Janetta. Other variants, like Jenette, are seldom used. These forms of Janetta were favored by parents during 1950-1959 (median #1153) and are now significantly less widespread (#1776, 92% less usage). Jane has historically been a favorite of parents, though Janessa has become trendy as well, while forms such as Janette are now less common.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janetta, Jana, Jane, Janean, Janee in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janeen, Janel, Janelle, Janene, Janessa in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janet, Janeth, Janett, Janette, Janey in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jania, Janina, Janna, Jannet, Jannette in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jeanette, Jeannette, Jennette, Johnetta, Johnette in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jonette, Juanita in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Janetta is alike in pronunciation to Ginetta, Janita, Jeanetta, Jeannetta, Jenita, Jennetta, Jennita, Jonetta, Jonita, Juniata, Junita and Juwaneeta. Other recommended names are Anetta, Annetta, Arnetta, Benetta, Caretta, Cinetta, Conetta, Danette, Darnetta, Dawnetta, Donetta, Fayetta, Inetta, Jacenta, Jacketta, Jaenette, Janea, Janecia, Janeesa, Janeva, Janevra (see Geneva), Jazette, Jetta, Joetta, Joletta, Jonetia, Josetta, Juanetta, Junette, Kaneeta, Kinetta, Lanette, Laretta, Lavetta, Linetta, Lunetta, Lynetta, Manette, Maretta, Marnetta, Minetta, Nanette, Ninetta, Ornetta (see Arnette), Ranitta, Raynetta, Renetta, Saletta, Shanetta, Valetta, Vaneeta, Vanetia, Vanetta, Vannetta (see Vanessa), Venetta, Vinetta, Vynetta, Waneeta, Waneta, Wanetta, Wanette, Wyanetta and Zaneta. These names tend to be less commonly used than Janetta.

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