Meaning and name origin
Janie \j(a)-nie\ as a girl's name is of Greek and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Janie is "noble aristocrat; God is gracious". Janie is a variant of Eugenia (Greek): feminine of Greek Eugenios or Latin Eugenius (see Eugene). Also a variant of Jane (Hebrew): originally a feminine form of John.
Janie is a very popular first name for females (#336 out of 4276, Top 8%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Janie for girls. Janie reached its highest rank of #147 in the U.S. in 1880-1889 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Janie and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Jenna (#266), Jane (#322), Joanna (#327), Janae (#932), Jennie, Joana, Johnna, Joni, Jayna, Jana, Janie, Janna, Eugenia and Jeanie. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Janie▼ is also pronounced similarly to Genie▼, Jainee, Janaea, Janaeh, Janah, Janai, Janais, Janay▼, Janea, Jannae, Jannie▼, Jayni, Jaynie, Jeanae, Jeanee, Jeannie▼, Jenae, Jenee, Jinae, Jinia, Jinnie, Joanie, Jonae, Jonee, Jonnie▼, Junae and Junia. Other suggested similar baby names are Danie, Jacie, Jaime▼, Jaimie▼, Jaine, Jamee, Jami▼, Jamia, Jamie▲, Jammie, Jan▼, Janice▼, Janiel, Janine▼, Janis▼, Janise, Janit, Jann, Janne, Jayme▼, Jaymie, Jayne▼, Jeane▼, Jeanne▼, Jenne, Joane, Joanne▼, Jone, June▲ and Lanie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Janie.