What does Janette mean?
Janette \j(a)-nette, jan(et)-te\ as a name for girls is of Hebrew and Scottish derivation, and the meaning of the name Janette is "God is gracious". Janette is a form of Jane (Hebrew): originally a feminine form 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.
Janette is a very popular first name for females (#573 out of 4276, Top 13%) but a rare surname for both adults and children. (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. Usage of these girl names reached its most widespread during the years 1960-1969 and is now significantly lower, 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.