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What does Janie mean?

Janie \j(a)-nie\ as a girls' name. Janie's roots are Greek and Hebrew, and the meaning of Janie is "noble aristocrat; God is gracious". Janie is a form of Eugenia (Greek): feminine of Greek Eugenios. Janie is also a variation of Jane (Hebrew): originally a feminine form of John.


Janie has 22 variants: Jana, Janae, Janaye, Janee, Janey, Jania, Janna, Janney, Janny, Jany, Jayna, Jeanie, Jeni, Jenie, Jenna, Jennie, Jinna, Joana, Joanna, Johnna, Joni and Jonie.

Janie has 44 more related variations via Eugenia, Jane: Gene, Genia, Genie, Jaina, Jaine, Jainee, Jan, Jandy, Janean, Janeane, Janeen, Janel, Janela, Janelle, Janene, Janet, Janeta, Janeth, Janette, Janica, Janice, Janina, Janine, Janique, Janis, Janise, Janit, Janka, Jannel, Jayne, Jayni, Jaynie, Jean, Jeanne, Jeannine, Jenda, Jenica, Jeniece, Jensine, Joan, Juana, Juanita, Vania and Vanya.


Janie is a very popular first name for females (#336 out of 4276, Top 8%) but a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the baby name popularity of Janie for girls. Janie reached its apex rank of #147 in the U.S. then, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Eugenia, Gene, Genie, Jan, Jana, Janae (#932 in 2014), Jane (#322), Janeen, Janel, Janelle (#450), Janet, Janette, Janice, Janine, Janis, Janna, Jayne, Jean, Jeanie, Jeanne, Jeannine, Jenna (#266), Jennie, Joan, Joana, Joanna (#327), Johnna, Joni, Juana and Juanita are the popular varying forms of Janie ranked in the Top 1000. Adoption of these girl names was at its peak during the years 1950-1959 (usage of 0.5295%) and is now significantly lower (usage 0.0872%, down 83.5%), with forms like Janae, Janet, Janice, Jeanne and Jennie falling out of style. Janelle (#450), Jenna (#266) and Joanna (#327) are three of the more contemporarily stylish girl names in this list, with Joanna undergoing a resurgence in popularity. Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of the girl name Janie and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Eugenia, Gene, Genie, Jan, Jana, Janae, Jane, Janeen, Janel, Janelle in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Janet, Janette, Janice, Janie, Janine, Janis, Janna, Jayne, Jean, Jeanie in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jeanne, Jeannine, Jenna, Jennie, Joan, Joana, Joanna, Johnna, Joni, Juana in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Juanita in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jane, Jenna, Joanna outside U.S.

Similar Names

Janie is alike in pronunciation to Janaea, Janaeh, Janah, Janai, Janais, Janay, Janea, Jannae, Jannie, Jeanae, Jeanee, Jeannie, Jenae, Jenee, Jinae, Jinia, Jinnie, Joanie, Jonae, Jonee, Jonnie, Junae and Junia. Other recommended similar baby names are Danie, Jacie, Jaime, Jaimie, Jamee, Jami, Jamia, Jamie, Jammie, Janiel, Jann, Janne, Jayme, Jaymie, Jeane, Jenne, Joane, Joanne, Jone, June and Lanie. These names tend to be less frequently used than Janie.