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Janice meaning and name origin

Janice \j(a)-ni-ce\ as a girl's name is pronounced JAN-iss. Derivative of Jane with the suffix -ice from names like Candice and Bernice. Probably first coined as the name of the heroine of the novel "Janice Meredith" (1899) by Paul Leicester Ford. Singer Janis Joplin.

Janice has 19 variant forms: Janeece, Janess, Janessa, Janesse, Janessia, Janicia, Janiece, Janique, Janis, Janise, Janiss, Jannice, Jannis, Janyce, Jency, Jenice, Jeniece, Jenise and Jennice.

For more information, see also related names Branice, Jan and Jenessa.

Baby names that sound like Janice are Jenice, Janyce, Jannice, Janiece and Jeanice.

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Popularity of Janice

Janice is a very popular first name for women (#66 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#40389 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Janice compared with its variant forms and related girl baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Janice only.

Popularity of name Janice
Popularity of Janice