What 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 of Jane (Hebrew): originally a feminine version of John. Janette is also a variation of Janet (Scottish).
Janette▼ has 32 more different forms 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]
How 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)
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)
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.