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pinWhat does Janette mean?

Janette /ja-net-te/ [2 sylls.] as a name for girls is of Hebrew and Scottish derivation, and the meaning of the name Janette is "God is gracious". Janette is an alternate form, with the suffix -tte, of Jane (Hebrew): originally a feminine version of John. Janette is also a variation of Janet (Scottish).


Janette has 15 variants: Janett, Janit, Jannet, Jannette, Janot, Jeanette, Jeannette, Jenette, Jennet, Jennette, Jinnet, Jinnett, Johnette, Jonet and Jonette.

Janette has 32 more different relations via Jane, Janet: Gianetta, Jainee, Janae, Janaye, Janean, Janeane, Janee, Janeen, Janel, Janela, Janelba, Janella, Janelle, Janene, Janerita, Janessa, Janeta, Janeth, Janetta, Janey, Janice, Janie, Janine, Janique, Janise, Jannelle, Janneth, Jeanelle, Jenelle, Jenetta, Johnetta and Jonelle.

Kreatif forms: Jacnette, Janetje. [more]

pinHow popular is Janette?

Janette is a very popular first name for females (#573 out of 4276, Top 13%) and a slightly less popular surname for both adults and children (#104257 out of 150436, Top 69%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the birth name popularity of Janette for girls. Janette reached its top rank of #358 in the U.S. during the years 1950-1959, but is not listed at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Janette name in U.S.

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

Prominent varying forms of Janette listed in the Top 1000 are Janae (#932 a year ago), Jane (#322), Janeen, Janel, Janelle (#450), Janessa (#761), Janet, Janice, Janie, Janine, Jannette, Jeanette, Jeannette and Jenelle. Variants like Jannelle are seldom used. Usage of these girl names reached its most widespread during 1960-1969 (usage of 0.4835%) and is now significantly lower (usage 0.1023%, down 78.8%), with forms such as Janae, Janet, Janice, Jannette and Jeanette falling out of fashion. Janelle (#450) and Janessa (#761) are two of the more fashionable birth names here. Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of the girl name Janette and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Janelle, Janessa, Janet, Janice, Janie in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Janine, Jannette, Jeanette, Jeannette, Jenelle in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

Janette is pronounced similarly to Genette, Ginette, Jaenette and Junette. Other recommended similar baby names are Danette, Jazette, Jeanetta, Jonetta, Juanetta, Lanette, Manette, Nanette and Wanette. These names tend to be less frequently used than Janette.